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Group Rohilla_Day_2012_smThe forecast for the day was 'cloudy but dry', and when John, Eileen and I arrived at KHS about 9.50, it certainly was that. John and I went up to our archive room where we met James and Margaret Woolliams, Alex and Katrina Mathers, Simon Briggs and John Hughes. Tony and Julie soon joined us.

Final details for Sunday 30th Septembers' Rohilla Day Reunion

Closing Date for Bookings is the 19th September

Old Boys, Girls, Teachers and Staff are invited to join with us on this special day to remember the Rohilla, and those tragically lost all those years ago; by annually holding this reunion on the last Sunday each September on 'Rohilla Day'.

The day is not just for people who actually remember those who were lost it is also for any former student or member of staff from our unique club, 'those who lived or worked at the school', an opportunity to meet or reunite.

"What a difference a nice day makes !"

Oh how the weather smiled for the last weekend of September.

We remember the Rohilla, and those tragically lost all those years ago; by annually holding this reunion on the last Sunday each September on 'Rohilla Day'.

The day is not just for people who actually remember those who were lost it is also for any former student or member of staff from our unique club, 'those who lived or worked at the school', an opportunity to meet or reunite. We are pleased to report many people took that opportunity.

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Lest we forget.

The first 'Rohilla', the 7 ton steamship HMHS Rohilla, was a hospital troop ship which became the focus of the most famous RNLI rescue in the North East.

At 4am on 29th October 1914 in heavy seas and gale force winds the HMHS Rohilla carrying 229 passengers and crew struck rocks near to Whitby and began to break up. The RNLI Henry Vernon based at Tynemouth, one of 6 lifeboats but the only motorboat, was launched in worsening gale force winds in a last ditch effort to rescue the final 50 people from the sinking ship.

Click 'read more' to read the full story and to see a list of those people who are going to attend the Rohilla day this year.

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