September 2015: people

Fred Emney

Fred Emney, who was born in 1900, was the son of a well-known music hall artist and made his first appearance on the stage when he was only 15. By then he had left Cranleigh twice.

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John Worrall

Air Vice-Marshal John ‘The Baron’ Worrall CB, DFC was educated at Cranleigh between 1923 and 1929 and was one of the few who fought during the Battle of Britain in 1940

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Thomas Cadett

As the Second World War ended in May 1945, millions tuned in to the BBC for the latest news and for reports from Berlin. The man they heard broadcasting from the ruined city was the corporation’s Paris correspondent, Thomas Cadett (2&3 South 1915).

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Christopher Dearnley

Christopher Dearnley, who was educated at Cranleigh between 1943 and 1948, was one of the leading organists of his generation and as organist and director of music at St Paul’s Cathedral he participated in some of the great state occasions of his time.

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Frank Cadogan Cowper

Frank Cadogan Cowper was born in Wicken, Northamptonshire in 1877, son of yachting author Frank Cowper. He was raised as a Plymouth Brethren and educated at Cranleigh, before going on to study art

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