Shrewsbury School

OS - In memoriam

This page contains notices received of recent deaths only and funeral/memorial service arrangements, where known.

A list of all known recent Old Salopian deaths appears at the beginning of the Obituaries Section of the current edition of The Salopian Magazine

For more details, please contact the Salopian Club Office: or telephone 01743 280 892 

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WATSON Dr William Humphreys (‘Tiger’) MBE, MC, Légion d’Honneur, died peacefully on 29th December 2018 aged 97 years, six weeks after the death of his beloved wife of 68 years, Wyn.
Last surviving commando of the raid on St Nazaire in 1942.
Over fifty years of dedicated medical service in Britain and overseas. Greatly loved for his compassion, integrity and cheerfulness.
He will be missed by his four children and nine grandchildren.
Service at The Alington Hall, Shrewsbury SY3 7BA at 4pm on Saturday 26th January 2019.
No flowers by request please but donations to Oxfam, the Severn Hospice and The Stroke Association. Enquires to Clive Pugh Funeral Directors 01743 244644

Professor Sam Berry, Ch 1948-53, passed away on 29th March 2018.  He was 83.  Professor Berry was Emeritus Professor of Genetics at University College London, a past President of Christians in Science, the Linnean Society, the British Ecological Society and the European Ecological Federation.  A funeral service was held at 1.30pm on Monday 23rd April 2018 at St Nicholas’s Church, Sevenoaks TN13 1JA.

Andrew McLean, SH 1980-84, passed away unexpectedly on 27/01/2018.  He was 51.  A funeral service was held in the Main Chapel of the Wilford Hill Crematorium, Loughborough Road, Nottingham NG2 7FE on Monday 19th February 2018 at 12.40pm.


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