OBA Remembrance Service 2016

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The 99 Old Bordenians who gave their lives in the two world wars and other conflicts were remembered in a service at Borden Grammar School on Saturday 12 November 2016 attended by more than 20 people including relations of the fallen and members of the OBA committee.

2016 Remembrance

The Rev Stanley Evans, OBA, officiated and Borden Grammar School's captain and vice-captain took part in the service which included the laying of a wreath beneath the school memorial boards.

Old Bordenian Marc Stewart gave a short lecture about the life of one fallen old boy, George King, who lost his life aged 18 when his ship was torpedoed by a German U Boat in the Indian Ocean, a poignant reminder for those present of the ultimate sacrifice made by so many former pupils of the school.