DAVID LOVE – RAF – 1967*

David entered the College in September 1956 and left in July 1963. He was in Sutton House. David played at Fly Half for both the 1st XV and 1st VII and was described as “Defensively very sound with a good kick and a fine pair of hands. A ready eye for an opening.” He was also a member of the 1st XI Cricket team and in 1963 The Sower it was said “David Love made a notable contribution to the success of the XI, both as wicket-keeper and batsman. Catching virtually everything that came within reach and playing some fighting innings when they were most urgently needed, he earned his Colours.” He was also a very competent Triple Jumper and member of the Senior
Cross-Country team.

David was killed in the crash of an RAF Shackleton in 1967 while based at RAF Changi, Singapore.

* Included on the Armed Forces Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire