Alan Charles Thom (1937-1940)
Every year Alan won Credit, Merit and High Merit Certificates in a range of subjects, notably Latin and History. He was also a sporty boy, playing for the First XI Association Football. He was the under 10 stone boxing champion, a member of athletic teams (junior champion) and a tennis player. As well, he was a member of many clubs and societies.
During the Second World War Alan was a pilot in the RNZAF based in the UK. In civilian life he was an accountant and company secretary for Hughes and Cossar.
His son Richard was on the staff here in the 1970s.
Alan passed away in 2014.