Harrow County School for Boys

Trip to Germany and Switzerland, 1939
Photograph from the School Archives.  Identifications by Jack B. Taylor.

Back Row: X, X, X, X, X, X, X, X, X, X, Jack B. Taylor

Middle Row:  X, X, Birrell?, Ken Bagshawe, X, H G (Chutney) Holmes (1942-43 Head Boy), X, X, X, Burgess?, Porter, X, X, X, X, Gillespie, Birrell?

Front Row:  X, X, X, McKee, wife of next, Proprietor/Manager of Hotel Schweizerhof, X, Mr. Webb, Mr. Amos, Hill, X, X

Seated:  X, X, X, X

(One of the two boys labelled Birrell? is the son of Billy Birrell, the then manager of ChelseaFC).

The party enjoyed the Swiss National Day early in August and returned home 2/3 weeks before war was declared.   Geoff Taylor writes: "I went with two of Mr Webb's Swiss trips after the war; a Mr Smith also accompanied us."

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