of English (1961-1964)
G.E.T. Hurley - 1962
By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui
George Edward Terrence Hurley
(popularly known as G.E.T. Hurley) joined
the college in 1961 and left the college
He was lecturer of English
He was born on
28 August 1920 and was married to Mrs. Jean Mary on
6 December 1941. They had four children.
Hurley's home was in Exeter in the UK. He graduated with
a B.A. and a Diploma in Education from University of
commissioned into the Royal British Army in the Royal Corps of
Signals on 19th January 1944 as a 2nd Lieutenant. (ref: The
London Gazette, 1944, page 841). On 1st Sept 1952, he was
transferred to the Royal Army Educational Corps (RAEC) as a
Lieutenant. (ref: The London Gazette, 1952, page 5316) in the
Short Service Commission. And immediately on the same
date, orders were issued to promote him to the rank of a
Captain (ref: The London Gazette, 1952, page 6068).
retired from the Royal British Army as a Captain on 1st
September 1960 (ref: The London Gazette, 1960, page 6229).
later, Capt(R) Hurley then moved to Pakistan and joined Petaro
as an English language teacher and remained there until 1964.
appointed the first House Master of the newly built
Latif House during 1962-1963.
I could not
get any more information on Capt(R) Hurley. Searching the net,
I did find a notice on Jean Mary Hurley's death notice. I am
not sure if she is the same Mrs. Hurley or not.
27th 2006, Jean Mary Hurley passed away peacefully at the
Barnfield House Nursing Home (Exeter) aged 87 years. A much
loved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and
sister-in-law. Funeral service at the Exeter and Devon
Crematorium, St.Peter's Chapel on Saturday September 2nd at