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No.127 Alasdair Christian Hamilton Dunlop (H, 57-62): died 10.11.2018. Athlā colours. Courtauld Institute, where one of his tutors was Sir Anthony Blunt, 2.2 History of Art. He first worked as Assistant Keeper, London Museum 1968-69. He then moved to Canada and was Assistant Professor, History of Art, University of Alberta 1969-74. He returned to the United Kingdom in 1974 to take up the post of running the Minories Galleries in Colchester. In the early 1980s, he moved to Edinburgh and was involved with the Edinburgh Gallery. Whilst acting as carer for his first wife he successfully studied for his MBA in Edinburgh. He then invested with his second wife in property renovation – both large and small houses. He lived in Selkirk for 17 years before moving to Moffat for the last 18 months of his life. He was interested in golf, shooting and fishing. Married (1) 1969 Alexandra Temkin (died) and (2) 1998 Margaret Rawston who survives him with a son of his first marriage. Charles Douglas Lowther (I, 59-64): died 2.10.2018. Son of WL (I, 26-31). He was 3 rd generation of Wykehamist, father to son. Co Prae, President of Boat Club 63-64. Mons OTC 1965. Commissioned in the Queen’s Royal Irish Hussars 1966, with whom he served in BAOR and the UK. He also served as a Staff Officer in the USA. He was ADC to CDS (OW Field Marshall Lord Carver) 1974-77. He organised the Regiment’s Tercentenary celebrations with tanks on parade. He commanded the Queen’s Royal Irish Hussars 1986-89 and retired as a Colonel 1994. He represented the Regiment at polo and langlauf skiing. High Sherriff of Clywd 1997-98. He was a member the Body Guard from 1997 until 2016: accidents and illness made it a real struggle but he carried out his final duty for the Gentlemen at Arms, a diplomatic reception at Buckingham Palace, just before his retirement, although in considerable pain, without a word of complaint. He The Trusty Servant was elected to the Jockey Club in 1999: racing was in his blood and he was a Steward at Chester and Haydock and Chairman of the Bangor-on-Dee races 2002-2016. He was Vice Chairman of the Clywd Special Riding Centre and he was churchwarden at Erbistock. He was regarded by all ranks as a fine man, soldier and gentleman. As he said of himself, ‘Always a firm believer and regular church goer, feelings formed at Winchester, never one to shove religion down anyone’s throat because religion is a very private thing.’ Married (1) 1969 Melanie Musgrave (marriage dissolved) and (2) 1975 Rose Cramsie, who survives him with their son and daughter. Roy Dyckhoff (Coll, 61-65): died 23.8.2019. Maths Prize. Exhibitioner, King’s College, Cambridge, 2 Maths, BA 1969. Diploma in Advanced Maths, New College, Oxford 1970. DPhil Maths, Magdalen College Oxford 1975. Fellow by examination Magdalen College, Oxford 1972- 75. He then began a long academic life at St Andrew’s University, first as a lecturer in Pure Maths 1975-82. He acquired an MSc in Computer Systems Engineering. He then became a lecturer in Computer Science 1982- 2001, and senior lecturer 2001-11. He was a visiting professor at Tübingen, Nancy, Dresden and Bern. He was a Senior Advanced Fellow at the University of Bologna 2005. His PhD students always commended his high standards of teaching which reflected the attitudes and standards which had been part of him at Winchester. He loved Scotland and he built a house in a remote area of Lochaber for his retirement. At various times he supported CND, the Labour Party, Scottish Independence and the European Union. He was the Tower Captain at St Salvator’s Chapel, St Andrew’s from 2011. The Ringing World recorded that two peals were rung in thanksgiving for his life. Married 1970 Cecilia Meredith, who survives him with their son and daughter. 32 Paul Nigel Perryman (E, 65-70): died 15.1.2019. He played the trumpet in First Orchestra and was captain of VIs. He attended Charing Cross Medical School 1970-72 but did not pursue a medical career. He first worked for various publishing companies before becoming Business Manager for Reader’s Digest Special Books where he learnt his writing and editing skills before founding the Paul Press, a book design, production and publishing company in Mayfair. This was followed by Morgan Samuel Editions – writers and packagers of a History of Medicine. Publications included The Illustrated War Poets 1987 and, with his wife Jenny Sutcliffe, The Back Bible. He retained his musical bent and trained hard as a DJ and was booked to do a live radio-style broadcast in Miss Selfridge in Oxford Street. Although he played in several bands, he never gave up his favourite pastime playing in the Freddieite Band ‘Mixed Jam’, performing with original members at a 50 th Anniversary concert in 2017. Married (1) 1975 Nicola McLure (marriage dissolved) and (2) 2003 Jenny Sutcliffe, who survives him with his son of the first marriage and two step- daughters and three step-sons. John William Maundrell (G, 69-73): died 28.9.2019. Junior Vere Herbert Prize. 1 st VIII. Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London. 2(1) History of European Art, BA 1977. He became a merchant banker with Deloitte Haskins & Sells, becoming a Director 1982-93. He then took up various non- executive directorships from 1994. Alongside his business career, he was a demon cryptic-crossword solver and a talented squash player. Over a period of 20 years, he ‘bagged’ all 282 of the Munros in Scotland. Married (1) 1987 Hazel Monk (marriage dissolved) and (2) 2004 Amanda Ireland, who survives him with a son and daughter from his first marriage.