OWEN DARRELL (Bermuda & Magdalen 1940) (16 March 1921 - 27 December 2012)
Joined the Royal Navy during the Second World War, and served on the navy convoy that supplied the Soviet allies with war materials through Murmansk. In recognition of his service, Mr Darrell was awarded a medal from Russia on the 60th anniversary of the war, in 2005. After his time at Oxford, Mr Darrell worked for two years in London, before returning to Bermuda where he worked for the American International Company (insurance) until 1971.  After this, he became manager for Michelin Investment Holding Company until his retirement in 2002. He also enjoyed yacht racing and was president of both the Bermuda Historical Society and the Hamilton Rotary Club.