Alleyn Club Yearbook 2017

OA NEWS OAs 1940s

OAs 1950s Peter Franklin (46-50) planted a variegated tulip tree near The Laboratory. Peter is a keen gardener, and in addition to a successful career in the City, served as Master of the Worshipful Company of Gardeners in 1997/98.

Trevor Owen (53-61) who has been Scout Leader and Commissioner in South London and Hampshire for over 45 years, was presented with the Scout Association’s highest award, The Silver Wolf. This is awarded for dedicated service of the most exceptional nature.

Colin Everard’s (43-48) career details, as an international civil servant with the East Africa High Commission working with developing countries such as Ethiopia and Eritrea, have been selected for inclusion in the prestigious United Nations data bank. The information held there is for the use of scholars and researchers of the work of the United Nations system. John Chapman’s (42-48) estate included the donation to the College of two violins and a cello. Both instruments were featured in a lunchtime strings concert as part of the Scholars’ Programme. Brian Davies (42-49) donated a sum of money to allow the Dulwich College Astronomy Society to purchase a new telescope. This allowed members to watch Mercury’s transit across the face of the sun on 9 May. The telescope fitted with digital cameras captured some amazing images of this event which last happened in 2006.

Colonel Keith A Galbraith FRCS RAMC (61-69) visited to gift a series of prints of Dulwich College and the Chapel. Colonel Galbraith met Senior Fellow Terry Walsh, along with Keeper of the Archives Calista Lucy and Archivist Soraya Cerio. All were delighted to receive the prints, some of which they had never seen before. Colonel Galbraith, who was deployed in Afghanistan working in the field of major trauma has recently retired as the Army’s senior consultant surgeon.

Emeritus Professor Ewan Anderson (49-56) has been awarded Doctor of Letters (DLitt) by Oxford University for research and publications in the field of Geopolitics. OAs 1960s Peter Thompson (57-65) was appointed Hunterian Professor of Surgery by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is Con- sultant Urological Surgeon at Kings College Hospital, Honorary Profes- sor of Urology at Beijing University Hospital and a Governor of Dulwich College. Nigel Hinton’s (53-60) play ‘Beaver Towers’ was given its world premiere performance by the Junior school in the Edward Alleyn Theatre in June. Described by the audience as ‘scary, atmospheric and beautifully acted’ they put on a spectacular end of year show - telling a story of good versus evil.

OAs 1970s Old Alleynians from the classes of 1975 and 1976 came together at the College with a number of their school masters for a reunion in


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