Reflection of a Thomian Legend Source:Thomiana Newsletter During the past 100+ years at Mount, the distinguished ‘School by the Sea’ produced Prime Ministers, Sri Lankan Cricket Captains, Rugby Champions, Politicians, Businessmen, Professionals, Academics, amongst many other professions. This article, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Australia STC OBA, is in memory of a true Thomian legend whose love for our alma mater is reflected in every aspect of his life. Frankie David had an outstanding career in Rugby, both as a player and coach. But his exemplary character and inspiration to all those fortunate enough to know him made him a true Thomian Legend. Early Childhood Desmond Frank (Frankie) David was born on January 11, 1940, to Deutrom and Tommy and was the oldest of four siblings with sisters Jeanne, Roseanna and Pamela. Some years later, he gained entry to S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia, where his father (Mr D.F ...

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Obituary notice: Frankie David It is with profound sorrow that we announce the sudden demise of our Life member and past Captain of  HSC, Mr. Frankie David, in Australia. May his soul Rest In Peace. Our prayers and thoughts are with his family. -General Committee- Havelock Sports Club  Frankie David , a ruggerite  of high repute during the  1950 -60s and  a  Past  President of  S T C  Old  Thomians’  Association of  Australia was the  son  of the  late  Mr.B.F. David  of the  Teaching  Staff at  STC. Mt.Lavinia. Dear Thomians, It is with profound sadness that we inform the membership of the passing of Frankie David, this  evening  at  the  Valley  Private  Hospital. He  was  one of the most respected senior members of the Association.  He was actively involved with the OBA for over four decades and served  as the President from 1992 to 1994.  May his soul Rest in ...

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