Attention: You are using an outdated browser, device or you do not have the latest version of JavaScript downloaded and so this website may not work as expected. Please download the latest software or switch device to avoid further issues.

News > Remembering OV > David J Smith (OV 1942-49)

David J Smith (OV 1942-49)

David J Smith - A brief remembrance

David Smith lived in Shropshire where he was a vet. He died on 7 June 2021.

He was 90 in April. He would cycle to school together with Brian Darlaston, two years his junior.

David married Margaret Payne who was at Boldmere primary school with Brian.

David was in blue house, was a great cross country runner in a successful school team. He played on the wing in 1st XV,  won the Eddowes Prize in 1949 and was Victor Ludorum in 1948 and 1949.

“Quite a guy” – B. J. Darlaston (OV 1943-51)

Similar stories

David J Smith - A brief remembrance More...

Roger Isham HALL

Roger Hall - a Tribute - Physicist to Academic More...

Sharing the sad news of the passing of Clive Richards DL, KSG, CBE and Old Veseyan. A lifelong friend, ambassador and su… More...

Remembering Jack Ryan

Jack Ryan(OV 2009) tragically died earlier this month. A friend to all, a talented sportsman and 'the life and soul of t… More...

Anthony Dimsey far right with students at a careers event in 1978

We are sad to announce the passing of former teacher Anthony Dimsey who served at BVGS from 1964-1993. More...

Most read

OV Dinner Details

The OV Dinner returns to Big School on Saturday 6th November after the 2020 event was cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions. More...

Remembering Jack Ryan

Jack Ryan(OV 2009) tragically died earlier this month. A friend to all, a talented sportsman and 'the life and soul of the common room'. Jack, you are… More...

1st XV Rugby 1949/50

The Old Veseyan Association was conceived in its’ present format in July 1913. The mantra of the Association is “The Renewal of Old Friendships and th… More...

Have your say

 
This website is powered by
ToucanTech