Book of Remembrance

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them

The following former students of Bemrose paid the ultimate price in order to secure the values that we hold today. Click the link below to see a list of our former students or click on individual names to view their page.


The Falklands War, 1982

Ian MacDonald Boldy

  • Killed in action when hit by an unexploded bomb on HMS Argonaut in San Carlos water, Falkland Islands on 21/05/82. Ian’s widow Margaret has visited the school on a number of occasions.
  • Ian Boldy Memorial


World War Two, 1939 – 1945

John Rothwell Banks

  • Killed in action, Normandy 05/08/44. Buried in Bayeux War Cemetery.

Hector Ernest Bennett

  • Killed in crash landing, Wiltshire 04/02/41


Joseph Ronald Bird

  • Missing presumed killed on 58th (bombing) operation 27/08/42


Geoffrey Booth


John Keith Briers

  • Fatally injured on Boxing Day 1941 whilst training to be a pilot.


Henry Shaw Brown

  • Missing, presumed dead 18/02/44


Frank Bowers

  • Killed in night operations bomber take off crash 27/07/44


Logie Watson Brown


Douglas James Bullivant

  • Royal Navy Able Seaman reported missing 12/10/40. Presumed killed 14/09/44.


Frederick Ralph Percival Burgess


William Buxton


Archibald Frank (Gratton) Clarke

  • Major, Royal Indian Army Service Corps. Died on service 19/10/41


Cyril Douglas Cook


Maurice Henry Davis

  • Trooper, 143rd Royal Armoured Corps. Drowned in River Trent whilst taking part in a military exercise.


John Raymond Delaney

  • Killed on duty as a dispatch rider.


Albert Dobson

  • Sergeant Pilot killed whilst returning to base after a night time bombing attack over Syria 07/07/41.


William Dove


Norman Dowdy

  • Killed in action in Tunisia April 1943


 Cecil Draper

  • Trooper in the 2nd Battalion Royal Tank Regiment. Killed in action, Middle East 21/11/41.


Harold Edward Dunn

  •  Killed in flying accident in Cromerty, Scotland 28/06/45.


 William Norman Eales

  • Flight Lieutenant RAFVR Rhodesian Air Force. Killed Duisburg 23/12/43.


William Benjamin Eastwood


Frank Elliott

  • Sergeant RAF, killed in action.


Ernest Gordon Elwell


Stanley Evans


Alan Norman Feary


Ronald Frearson


Edward Garner


Kenneth Gaukroger


George Muir Gee


Ronald Gee

  • Flying Officer Navigator, RAFVR. Crashed at sea 06/03/44.


Norman Glew


Harold Patrick Granger


Roger Julius Hall

  • Squadron Leader commanding 609 Squadron. Accounted for nine enemy planes around the South Coast of Britain.


Robert Gerald Hallam


John Frederick Harris


Edward Holmes


Kenneth Brian Howell

  • Flight Sergeant RAFVR. Missing from operations over Duisburg, Germany 15/10/44. Later presumed killed.


Ernest James Ironmonger


Sydney Wallace Johnson


John Langley

  • Telegraphist, Royal Navy. Missing in operations in Mediterranean 29/01/43, later presumed killed.


Maurice Gordon Lee


Peter Henry George Lees


Gordon Lester


Alfred James Lewsley

  • Flight Lieutenant Royal Air Force. Missing after bomber raid in Germany on 04/04/45. Later presumed killed.


Patrick Douglas McClemont


Eric McKim

  • Sergeant Pilot RAF, missing over Bay of Biscay 22/03/43 whilst on anti-submarine patrol.


Eric Mason