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4 February 1915 : Lieut. Richard Apjohn Fitzgibbon

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Only son of Harry Fitzgibbon of Greystones, County Wicklow and Helen Rebecca Fitzgibbon (née Surgeon) of Dublin.  Educated at Strangways School, Dublin; Lickey Hills Prep School, Barnt Green, Radley College and Christ Church, Oxford. Richard coxed rowing eights at for Radley at Henley, and for Christ Church at Oxford. He was a member of the L…


Olympian and Composer: Frederick Septimus Kelly

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Over the years Stand To! editor Jon Cooksey has been involved in co-writing and producing several documentaries for the BBC in collaboration with BBC Senior Broadcast Journalist and Sports Editor Graham McKechnie. The first of these has been made available with permission for members during the period of lockdown.  In the broadcast which we have m…


Lieutenant-Commander Frederick 'Sep' Kelly - Olympic Gold 1908, Performer and Composer

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Frederick 'Sep' ‘Cleg’ Kelly, the Olympic gold medal rower, pianist and officer in the Royal Naval Division who was killed on 13 November 1916 on the opening day of the Battle of the Ancre. The seventh child (and this his name) of a wealthy wool magnate from Australia, 'Sep' along with five of his brothers was sent to England to be educated at Eto…