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St. Patrick’s High School

By U Aye

It was the first school established by the De La Salle Brothers in Burma.

St.Patrick’s HS. Moulmein, Clock Tower and boarding house, upstairs, examination hall below.

Photos taken in 2016, when I visited Moulmein

Entrance

Our class photo V B

Our class photo VII Std

Class teacher Bro. Sebastian.
I met Bro Sebastain during our first year at Leikkone in 1958-59 while he was attending BAed.

Ko Ko Lay (UCC) first row, sitting second from left.
U Aye (M62), second row, sitting second from right.
B. Singh (RU goalkeeper) third row, first from right,
Myo Lwin (M63), third row third from right.

Absentees : Kyaw Win (M62), Peter Gale.

Bro Canice was Bro Director,
House Master Mr. E. Swarris,
House Capt. Dr. Aung Myin (Eye, passed away in UK around 2018),
U Win Naing (MS pulp and paper)(CRO) third row, fourth from right,
U Aye, third row, third from right.

Our matriculation class 1955-56

Bro Austin, Bro Director,
Bro Wilfrid, Class teacher,
U Tun Shwe ,Myanmar Sar,
Mr. DeMonte, Moral and Manners.

Peter Gale,
Dr. Thet Lwin (Statistics),
B. Singh (RU goalkeeper),
medical doctors Dr JK Sinha (UK), Dr Rafi, Dr Rajani Vora, India,
Capt. Aung Myint, Capt Ya Kyaw, Myo Lwin (M63),
Kyaw Win (M62), John Ba Maung, Russian Lecturer (IFL)

Prof. Khin Zaw (Chemistry),
Saw Alfred Keh (Preacher after graduation, son of pre-WW2, RU footballer Washington Keh),
U Kyi Win (BPI),
U Aye
among others.

St Patrick’s HS football team of late 40s and early 50s

During 1948-49, St Pat’s team beat all other Schools’ Combined team. Some of the team members were-

Bernard Henry – Goalkeeper,

R. S. Pathy, Tin Aye — Fullbacks,

Pway Ain (Htay Aung), Jimmy Innes, Tin Ngwe (Mid-field),

Rama (Rightwinger), Khine Thein, SV Lingham, Jimmy Sein (Tint Swe), B. Boudville (Left winger).

Later Pway Ain (Htay Aung) played for RU, Jimmy Sein (Tint Swe) played for Prome Hall and RU.
Jimmy Innes played for Customs FC in Rangoon first div.

Many played in Friends Union FC in Moulmein first div.

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St Pat Alumini- Soe Myint , RU football team captain as well as Burma selected footballer, in the photo last row 4th from left.
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Soe Myint, Captain of RU football team that won the shield in 1965-66. St Patrick’HS alumini
St Patrick’s Alumini, Ko Ko Gyi,
Tenasserim division and Burma selected footballer.
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1961 Tennasserim division football team.
Aung Khin (4th from left), Soe Myint (6th from left, St. Patrick’s alumni, a few years junior to U Aye) standing. They were from Moulmein College. Later both of them played for RU and Burma selected team.

Dennis Mackey (C73) wrote

Thanks for this piece as part of your “Work in Progress”.

Below are photos and notes that I posted on my FB page and on St. Patrick’s HS, Moulmein FB public group page.

April 8, 2017 When I visited former St. Patrick’s High School
https://www.facebook.com/dennis.mackey.kyawthu/posts/506160823105973

My posts – St Patrick’s High School, Moulmein (Public group)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/140542742679500/user/100011361797511

St Patrick’s High School, Moulmein (Public group)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/140542742679500/

Categories: Article, Schools

4 replies »

  1. Matriculation class photo,

    Capt Aung Myint was killed in action around 1967, Capt Ya Kyaw (Yacob) passed away some years ago..Myint Thein brother of Kyaw Win (M62) worked in Ministry of Planning, passed away around 2017.

    ———-
    From U Aye, HIC/FAO/UN

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  2. Thanks for this piece as part of your “Work in Progress”.
    Below are photos and notes that I posted on my FB page and on SPHS, Moulmein FB public group page.

    April 8, 2017 When I visited former St. Patrick’s High School

    My posts – St Patrick’s High School, Moulmein (Public group)
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/140542742679500/user/100011361797511

    St Patrick’s High School, Moulmein (Public group)
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/140542742679500/

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  3. St Patrick’s HS football team of late 40s and early 50s

    During 1948-49, St Pat’s team beat all other Schoolsl Combined team. Some of the team members were-

    Bernard Henry – Goalkeeper, R.S.Pathy, Tin Aye, fullbacks, Pway Ain (Htay Aung), Jimmy Innes,
    Tin Ngwe(mid-field), Rama rightwinger Khine Thein, SV Lingham, Jimmy Sein (Tint Swe), B. Boudville left winger. Later Pway Ain(Htay Aung) played for RU, Jimmy Sein(Tint Swe) played for Prome Hall and RU.Jimmy Innes played for Customs FC in Rangoon first div.

    Many played in Friends Union FC in Moulmein first div.

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