Between 10 July and 31 October 1940, eight former pupils of Sherborne School lost their lives during what became known as The Battle of Britain:

Aston Maurice Cooper-Key (School House 1932-1933), Pilot Officer, Royal Air Force, died on 24 July 1940, aged 21.

Geoffrey Kenneth Goût (School House 1929-1933), Pilot Officer, Royal Air Force, died 25 July 1940, aged 24.

Harry Lafone Greenshields (School House 1932-1936), Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, attached to Royal Air Force, died 16 August 1940, aged 22.

Hugh Charles Adams (The Green 1932-1936), Pilot Officer, Royal Air Force, died 6 September 1940, aged 22.

Carl Raymond Davis (Westcott House 1924-1929), Flight-Lieutenant, Royal Air Force, died 6 September 1940, aged 29.

Miles John Miley (School House 1932-1936), Flying Officer, Royal Air Force, died 15 September 1940, aged 22.

David Spencer Cox (Abbeylands 1934-1937), Pilot Officer, Royal Air Force, died 19 September 1940, aged 19.

Richard Waugh Harris (Westcott House 1932-1935), Pilot Officer, Royal Air Force, died 7 October 1940, aged 22.

We will remember them.

Sherborne School Roll of Honour.

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Posted 15 September 2017 by Sherborne School Archives.