Chris Ward (G 55-60) writes:

“I am able to add a little to Bill Greetham’s memories in the January Bulletin of the nightly Last Post tradition at Grindal. I do remember playing, and as I was on Grindal from 1955 until 1960, I probably followed Bill carrying out this duty, but for how long I don’t remember.
What I do remember is playing at the Remembrance Day Service. This was normally done at the war memorial overlooking the rugby fields. But on the occasion I had to play, I failed to follow the Headmaster, J C Wykes, down to the memorial at the appropriate time and was left standing at the top of the steps in a state of ever increasing panic. However, after the minute’s silence, I played from the steps. I don’t know whether I started a new tradition, neither do I remember what the Head said to me afterwards!”

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