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St Williams Boys School. Probably late 1940's
Photo: Margaret Wall
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Item #: 12239
Second boy from the left on the front row is the late Peter Kearsley, a great friend of my brother Dennis Wall, who sadly died last year. Dennis is 5th from the left on the second row from the bottom and to his left is our cousin Joseph Kennedy, who died earlier this year. I think I recognise Roland Anders further along the same row.

Comment by: harold churnside on 17th October 2009 at 20:59

i worked with peter kearsley in the late fifties & sixties
for a building firm J Gerrards ,ive been sending him christmas cards 40 years,last two or three years i hav'nt received one back (i wondered if he was still alive)he was a good friend

Comment by: Margaret Wall on 17th October 2009 at 21:14

Sadly Peter died about 3 or 4 years ago Harold. He was a lovely man, a true gent.

Comment by: andrew kennedy on 19th October 2009 at 19:51

thanks for posting this picture margaret. i spotted my dad as soon as i clicked on it. thanks again, andrew.

Comment by: b mcdonough on 19th October 2009 at 21:06

names given are correct I can name nearly all! but shocked at names of those who -have died!
back row,,derek dawber, len croston. ken meyrrick, derek worrall, joe adamson,bill rostron, bob fitzpatrick?,gerald holding?,?-bannister next row. bill beech,graham foy,bernard griffin,wilf pemberton,bill stanton, me, ted dutton,---,terry harrington?,---?,next row, george dainty,tom nyland,derek dwyer?,joe kennedy,dennis wall,---?roland anders,peter dunn,tom cusick,brian worthingto, j bannister?,bottom row, bernard prescot,peter kearsley,brian winstanley,kevin murray,bernard crook?

Comment by: bernard griffin on 4th November 2009 at 20:22

I don't recognise the faces of two boys, one at the right end of second row and one at right end of the back row.Two that Brian has missed are next but one right is Fred Green and Tony Carney at the end.

Comment by: Stephen Dainty on 9th April 2010 at 23:26

Thanks for this photo, never seen me dad without a flat nose :-)

Comment by: Chris on 23rd September 2011 at 20:01

The boy on the second row from the back and 2nd from the right is John Harrington not his brother Terry.

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