Honours for Battersea Past Pupil
It has been a very special week for Augustine ('Gus') O'Donnell, who was a pupil at Salesian College Battersea in the late sixties, and is now a Governor at the College. He also plays football for the Battersea Old Salesians Football club!
On Saturday 11th June he was made Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB) in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Then, on 15th June he was made Cabinet Secretary, and head of the UK Civil Service.
There have been many features about Sir Gus in the National Newspapers, but there is an interesting profile, with photographs, on the web site of Warwick University:
You can read more about the Order of the Bath on
and more about the appointment as Cabinet Secretary on
[Note: Above links now longer work]