To Purley School, strong rooted on the crest,Who come as boys resolve to go forth menThrough every hour to show an equal zestAlike with driven ball or stubborn pen.By such untiring serviceShall we throw the steady light of truthUpon our vowFas et Patria, Fas et PatriaWords N J Fishlock 1953 approx, Music Frank Bridge ( I can play it still!) There is another verse too
Adrian Burgess, there's a name from the past. Another of the St Andrew's Coulsdon Scouts who went to Purley. Big lad and nice with it, I think he went to Devon post-Purley, but can't be sure.
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