Following our item on the recent loss of Barry Gilbert, we can confirm that the funeral arrangements are Monday 23rd April, 11.45am at Vinters and then afterwards at Woodstock Sports Club.
Old Bordenian Frank Hales offers this further reflection on Barry:
"As a 14 year old playing cricket for Borden House I was bowled first ball by this giant and head of school. Anyway after school I played for many years with him at hockey for the Old Bordenians and a couple of years for Murston Cricket Club where I opened the batting with Ian Hazel. He was also one of the 40 Metropolitan policemen sent to Anguilla in 1968 when they briefly declared themselves a republic. It turned out to be a quiet summer holiday. I was glad I saw him at the 2017 reunion."