‘Sox’ Passes Away at Grand old age of 102… a magnificent century…


AL Sockett

A L Sockett -known to his colleagues as ‘Sox’, passed away on 3rd January aged 102.

Algi was born in March 1913 and was a master at Monmouth School from 1950 to 1978, latterly as Head of Classics.

In March 2013, Sox celebrated his 100th birthday at a celebratory lunch at Monmouth School, impressing people with the sharpness of his mind which remained active until the end of his very long life.

Sox’s funeral will take place at 12 noon on Friday 22nd January in St Mary’s Priory Church.

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