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and a former Headmaster) preached on the text .Tames
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verses 22 and 24,
and the lessons were read by the Headmaster, Rev. C. Creighton and
the Archdeacon J ames.
The buglers of the School O.T.C. sounded the
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Last Post" and
the
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Reveille."
The Cricket Pavilion was the gift of Mr. T. E. Ralnn1ell, Senior
Master, and it was opened by CanonW. H. Chappel on June 19th, 1921.
The following words are inscribed in the Pavilion:
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This Pavilion,
the gift of T. E. Rammell, was erected in memory of those who, having
learnt in this place to play the game for their School, played it also for
their Country during the years
1914-1919."
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Hcec olim meminisse
juvabit."
The architect for the Pavilion was Mr. A. V. Rose, of
Worcester.
The Roll of Honour in the School Hall contains Eighty Two names,
and these names are recorded on the Memorial Window in the Cathedral.
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CHRIST'S HOSPITAL, WEST HORSHAM
" Love the Brotherhood."
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HIS War Memorial is a series of tablets bearing the names
of the Three Hundred and Seventy Eight fallen. The
tablets are placed outside the dining hall, on each side of
the Foundation Stone of the School. Upon them are
figures of a Scholar
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Blue Coat Boy")
a~d
a soldier in
==:.--_..--.;o"'-JKhaki. The central inscription is:
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Sons of this House
who gave their lives for their Country,
1914-1918." The architect was
Sir Aston Webb, and the Lord Mayor of London accepted the Memorial
from Mr. F. A. White, Treasurer of the Memorial Fund.
The Tablets were unveiled by H.R.H. The Duke of Connaught on
Founders' Day, October 23rd, 1920. The Order of the Dedication
Service commenced with the words:
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The Religious, Royal and Ancient
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