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   Tony Waldegrave


Anthony (Tony) Francis Waldegrave

House: Clive
Years: 1950-1954

Memories of School: We almost killed Gammie with homemade gun

Since leaving School:
  • 1955 - moved to Lincoln, England with my parents. Studied Mechanical Engineering at Lincoln Technical College and did an apprenticeship at Ruston Hornby and Penny & Porter - total 1 years
  • Sept 1957 - Emigrated to Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Worked for Dominion Bridge for a year then went to work for Shell Oil Refinery in maintenance and operations for 5 years. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Raced and rallied sports cars from 1960 -1967 at St. Eugene, Mosport and Harewood Race Tracks.
  • Worked at Niagara Finance Co. in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada - then was transferred to a branch in Welland, Ontario, were I was the Branch Manager for 5 years.
  • 1963 - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.- Married Elizabeth Hollingworth, from Lincoln, England
  • 1964 - had our first child - son - Andrew
  • 1965 - had our second child - daughter - Lisa
  • 1967-2001 - worked for Sunnen Products/Guspro Inc., as a Field Service Engineer and Sales Representative and worked there for 34 years, until retiring in May 2001 at the age of 65.
  • 1978 - Purchased a Cabot 36 sailboat from Halifax, Nova Scotia and still own and sail it on Lake Ontario,
  • 1988/89 - Backpacked thru Australia, New Zealand & Fiji with my wife for 6 months and also visited family while in N.Z. (mother and brother - Roger Waldegrave, also a student from P.O.W. School).
  • 1990 - Crewed on a tall ship (Soren Larson) in South Pacific for 10 days.

    Living in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

    (Registered - 15th April 2005)

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