An amazing and poignant story from one of our Old Seafordians, Piers Plowman.
“On September 24th 1944, Captain Tony A Plowman (Second in Command of the Glider Squadrom, F Company) was killed in action, aged 24, during Operation Market Garden trying to support the Allied Forces that were attempting to seize and defend Arnhem Bridge.
So glad I did it and every pedal stroke was worth it. One of the most fulfilling experiences I’ve ever done.
I will never forget that moment I found him! I thought back to all those memories of reading out his name at the Seaford College Remembrance Services. Like me, he was a student at Seaford too. So incredibly proud of my family and it’s heritage. Can’t express how I feel after this experience today. It was epic!”
Piers was at Seaford College from 2007 – 2012 where he was a part of the CCF. He said “I loved the 5 year journey and the experiences from the CCF. I did feel it was between the Military and Sport as my two career options. Sport however was where my heart lay. This was definitely a part of my life I am immensely proud of”.