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   Peter Billowes


Peter Francis Billowes

House: Rhodes
Year: 1952-1955

Memories of the School:
  • Rhodes made a clean sweep of trophies in 1955. I'm particularly interested in the Rhodes house honours boards. I took my wife there in 1971 to brag and see my name but unfortunately all the pre-uhuru boards had been removed.
  • Opening and closing the barbed-wire road block duties, morning and night during the Mau Mau.
  • The old "temporary" wooden classrooms on stilts - they were still there in 1971.
  • For years we raised cash for the swimming pool and it was completed just before I left. I recall a pupil fell from the diving board and damaged his spleen, don't remember the name.
  • Colours: Athletics and cricket.

    Since leaving School:
  • Went to South Africa 1956, remained there ever since. Now residing Durban SA.

    Looking to be in touch with students of similar period:
  • Peter Purchase (Rhodes)
  • Christo Kroussaniotakis (Rhodes)
  • Jacobus Johannes Englebrecht (Rhodes)

    (Registered - 10th January 2006)

  • If anyone wishes to contact Peter, please e-mail webmaster@oldcambrians.com to obtain his contact details