Re: Speech Day at CH 1932

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Re: Speech Day at CH 1932

Post by Straz » Thu Jul 07, 2016 6:54 pm

This may have come up on the forum before, but I've only just come across it on You Tube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPckLmKoi54
Fascinating stuff, particularly as it's around the same period that my father (John Strange, Md A 32-39) was at CH.
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Re: Speech Day at CH 1932

Post by Katharine » Thu Jul 07, 2016 7:46 pm

I'm not sure whether I've seen it before, my father would have been coming up to 18, so I think still there in Mid B. What struck me was how small some of the boys in the Band were, also that the Band itself was quite small.
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Re: Speech Day at CH 1932

Post by J.R. » Fri Jul 08, 2016 1:56 pm

I certainly hadn't seen this before. To think, many of those boys would have gone off to war in a few years.

I followed on to watch Paul Hiner's video, 'Christ's Hospital - Looking back at 1955-63'. My era. Well, 58-63 in my case.

How many memories came flooding back ? I even spotted myself in the Band photo taken in front of Big School, a copy of which I possess.
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Re: Speech Day at CH 1932

Post by michael scuffil » Sun Jul 10, 2016 8:49 am

I had seen this before, and I was struck by the fact that the only thing that had visibly changed between 1932 and 1960 was the ladies' fashions.
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