Students’ tribute to former headmaster and hero

Students from Hipperholme Grammar School have visited the Colne Valley British War Cemetery at Ypres to mark the centenerary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Students from Hipperholme Grammar School have visited the Colne Valley British War Cemetery at Ypres to mark the centenerary of the outbreak of the First World War.

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Students paid tribute to a former headmaster of Hipperholme Grammar School who died saving the lives of others during World War One.

In 1914, Captain Maynard Percy Andrews left his job at the school and travelled to Belgium to join his comrades in the trenches near Ypres.

Students from Hipperholme Grammar School have visited the Colne Valley British War Cemetery at Ypres to mark the centenerary of the outbreak of the First World War.
Students from Hipperholme Grammar School have visited the Colne Valley British War Cemetery at Ypres to mark the centenerary of the outbreak of the First World War.

A century later, a group of senior school students and staff visited the Colne Valley British War Cemetery in Boerzinge, Ypres, where the former headmaster is buried.

 

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