The Wilhelmshaven Association - Prince Rupert School 1947-1972
http://www.prs-wilhelmshaven.co.uk
NEWS

Help for The TWA Association

Many thanks to those who have come forward with offers of help re the Association  - the general feeling at the reunion was very positive as to the future.We are still looking for volunteers to ensure the long term future of the Association – and we do need someone to replace Marg Garford on the Merchandise front after the Leeds reunion. Please contact Marg if you would like to know more.

Childhood Memoires of growing up in Germany

The Childhood Memories project is now complete and appears in full on the Memories button on the contents page or press this link. I hope I have managed to capture and record a bit of the history of the era for future generations. Who knows..........?

Barbara Steels(Miller) Hood/Rodney 57/61
A Book in the Making

Dr Jens Graul, in charge of culture in the town of Wilhelmshaven, is writing a biography of Captain ER Conder, Naval Officer in Charge of the 1735 Navy Party in Wilhelmshaven, at the end of the war. The book is due for publication later on this year and is in German. The book has been very well researched and includes some wonderful descriptions about the Captain's Naval career including activities at Dunkirk and his contact with Winston Churchill and his daughter Mary, now Patron of TWA. The focus on the Captain's position as NOIC, of the 1735 Naval Party at Wilhelmshaven is very informative and anyone with any connection with the town or Prince Rupert School, could find this most interesting.

The family of the late Captain are considering the possibility of having the book translated into English and are keen to establish if there is any interest in this from the members of TWA or others. Please contact me, Barbara Steels b.steels248@btinternet.com if you wish to declare an interest in an English version or would like to know more about the forthcoming German version.
Do You Know? recording, c.1956/57


Prince Rupert School, Wilhelmshaven, versus Queen's School, Mönchengladbach.

As it may be of interest and probably a source of amusement to some of those who were present at PRS during the 1956/57 academic year.
URL for the recording is https://vimeo.com/40034767

Mike Jones-Lee
Drake, 1956-1959

'An Englishman's View of Wilhelmshaven'.

'This report has been translated by Tony Colvin and Jenny Pearson and taken from the German newspaper 'Wilhemshavener Zeitung' and called 'An Englishman's View of Wilhelmshaven'.
It was written by Hugo Stockter and is a book review of 'After the Battle' a book written by Tony Colvin.  Tony Colvin is speaking at the Nottingham reunion on the History of the PRS School site.
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Time Capsule

To view the Time Capsule Story printed January 2011 in the Navy News. Click here!

The New Cavalier


Issue 67 of the New Cavalier will be going out at the end of March. A subs form will be included for those who have not opted to pay by Standing order or have not already paid. As well as the usual updates on newly found ex Pupils and ones that have re-joined there are details of the Reunion in Stratford upon Avon in 2017. There will be a booking form as well as information as to how to book the hotel if you wish to stay at the main venue.

Don't forget if you have moved to let Carol Goronwy have your new address ASAP. Can those paying by standing order please check that it has been updated to the current rates - UK - £10 Europe £13.00 and Rest of World £15.00 If you have any photos or stories for future New Cavaliers - please send them to our editor Paul Levitt – details in the New Cavalier

Subs form in PDF is available to print! Click here


Reunions


To ensure that you do not miss out on all the local fun and meeting friends

Reunion

Booking form for Biennial Reunion 2017


Admin


Change of Address
If you about to move or have just moved then do not forget to let us know especially if you wish to keep in contact with all the friends you have made.

Change of Address


Passwords
As requested the password will now be on the back page of all future editions of the New Cavalier.


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