Eric Lindsey was born on 29 April 1920 and enrolled at the School on 22 September 1931. Eric was a keen sportsman, playing in both the Cricket and Football XIs. He is pictured here in the 1937/38 Football XI, aged 18.
During World War II, Eric served as a Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
He died on 4 July 1945, aged 25, serving in Canada and is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial which records those who lost their lives whilst serving in units operating from bases in Canada, The West Indies and USA or whilst training in Canada or USA and have no known grave.
His name is also recorded on the Grammar School’s War Honours Board — alongside the names of all of the Grammar School’s alumni to die in the First and Second World Wars.