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Sports Day c1951/52

My picture of the school sports day probably dates from 1951-52. I can name several people:

Front row: L to R: Maurice Hoadley, Mary Clark, Robert and Terry Hicks (twins), ? ? ?

Second row: Second from right Joseph Storrow, next to him is possibly ? Walsh. I (Kathleen Read) am standing behind him next to an unknown girl. I think the girl holding the younger girl is Josephine Pirolli, the child might have been called Julie but I’m not certain.

Can anyone else put any more names to faces or correct me if I’m wrong?

St Joseph's School Sports Day c1951/52
From the private collection of Kathy Nichols

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  • Kathy, I believe the boys holding the St Joseph’s sign are Brian Bostock, the tall boy on the left, and myself. I am not sure what year it was – 1950 or 1951, but I went on to St John the Baptist the next school year. It’s great to see these old pictures.

    By Eddie (Teddy) Waller (10/06/2009)
  • Josephine Pirolli later went to St John the Baptist and then Fitzherbert at Woodingdean.

    By Tim Sargeant (12/06/2009)
  • The 2 boys front bottom row are Bob Hicks and Michael Hicks. Yes we are twins. Both going strong here in Australia!

    By Michael Hicks (11/02/2011)
  • Terry Hicks is to the left next to the lad with 21 on t-shirt.

    By Terry Hicks (12/04/2011)
  • The boy with No 2 on is Micky Madigan

    By Finbar (Barry) Daly (15/05/2012)
  • The girl holding the young girl is my aunt, Francis Pirolli, not Josie Pirolli. My mum and dad both went to St. John the Baptist, Dad’s name was Frank Paolella and Mum Nina Pirolli.

    By Peter Paolella (05/01/2013)
  • A rare picture indeed! The boy on the left of front row is certainly my younger self. What a surprise to find this old photo!

    By Maurice Hoadley (26/04/2014)

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