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by LongGone
Tue Jul 29, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: First Day.....Last Day
Replies: 89
Views: 20904

Re: First Day.....Last Day

My first day my family accompanied me on the train, an old steam locomotive that produced prodigious quantities of very black smoke (the Sharpenhurst flyer?). There was one other new pupil on the train with us and I felt very superior because he cried the whole journey, and I didn't. When we got to ...
by LongGone
Mon Jul 28, 2008 4:46 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Favourite teacher
Replies: 238
Views: 79141

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[quote="J.R."]I seem to remember 'Killer' Fry had quite a glowing military record. Could that have had anything to do with it ? I seemed to remember he held quite a high decoration. Yes: won the MC, I believe in Burma. We always called him "Dick", I don't remember 'Killer" a...