Patrick Birdsall OM 1944-1949

posted Apr 2, 2015, 2:39 AM by Tim Birdsall   [ updated Apr 2, 2015, 2:45 AM ]

Patrick Birdsall Your Editor
Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Patrick Birdsall. I arrived at Malsis in September 1944 aged  six and a half with my two older brothers, James (9) and Timothy (8). They both showed academic promise from the start,  eventually reaching the sixth form and winning scholarships to Sedbergh, while I admit I was inclined to sit back, bask in their combined achievement and enjoy the spoiling I got for the first couple of years as the 
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