25.4.1909 – 22.8.1982 in Sussex

The Review Vol. XXIX No 119 CHRISTMAS TERM 1928 recorded in School Notes, that an Old Boy, Cyril I.Boxer (though the ‘I’ may have been a mistake), had been awarded a Scholarship for two years, at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, and began his studies in October. He was notably good at reciting when in School.

Cyril adopted the name John Boxer and followed his career in to Films and Television, appearing as a U-Boat commander in “In Which we Serve” (1942), Major Hughes in “The Bridge on the River Kwai” (1957) and as a Court Reporter in “Gandhi” (1982) among more than 100 appearances , details of which can be found on the Internet.

John as Sir John Mulliner – 1968


As Sir George in Frenzy – 1972


His notable films included:-

John Boxer Films

A full list of his film contributions can be seen here……

He also acted for television including Emergency – Ward 10, Dixon of Dock Green, The Saint, Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased), The Onedin Line and The Life and Times of David Lloyd George.