The daughter of John Raymond Allard (School dates 1938-45) has been in contact to report his passing in March 2022.
Paul Martin (1990-1996) wrote to the OBA with a personal tribute to David Jenkins.
OBA Committee member Mark Sayers pens a personal tribute to Old Bordenian and School teacher David Jenkins, whose death in August 2022 in France has now been reported.
Its with great sadness we learn of the passing of David Jenkins (1960-2022) who was both an Old Bordenian through his studies at the School (1973-1978) and teaching career which ended in 2015. Many OBs will have known 'Dave' Jenkins as a fellow pupil during his years or studied under him in his Science classes.
One of our most illustrious Old Bordenians, Admiral Sir Kenneth Eaton, died on July 20th 2022.
It is with great sadness we learn of the passing of Stephen Bedelle on 15th June 2022. Stephen attended the School 1969-1974 with his twin brother, Paul.
We have previously shared the news of the death of Peter Highton (1939-1947). OB Martyn Lawrence contacted us to provide some recollections of his friendship with Peter.
Sad news reaches us of the recent death of Bill Usher, who attended the School from 1939-1944.
It is with regret we report the death of Old Bordenian Richard Evans in April 2022. Richard attended the School from 1954-62 and had been living in Epsom until his death.
It is with sadness we report the death of Peter Highton who attended the School from 1939 to 1947. The Highton family was linked to the School for three generations from the 1930s to the 1970s.
Peter's son David informed us of his passing and provided these words.
Reg Robson, a Borden pupil from 1945 to 1952 followed by a significant career in the Royal Air Force, has died in a Hampshire care home approaching his 87th birthday. Old Bordenian and friend Dennis Fowle (1945-51) has sent in this obituary.
It is with sadness we learn of the death of Ruth Bellord, School Secretary from 1975-2000. Many Old Bordenians who remember Bryan Short will also remember “Mrs Bellord” from when they had to go to the secretary’s office.
We have been informed that Barrie Mann, pupil from 1947-1954 passed away in March 2020.
Neville Amos (1947-54 as well) has sent us some recollections about Barrie's time at the School and beyond:
Bryan Short’s funeral was held on Tuesday June 15th, 2021, at Saints Peter and Paul Church, in the Parish of Borden where Bryan lived and was a Lay Preacher, with Fr. Robert Page as Celebrant.