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Clive Dytor

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Clive Dytor MC (born 1956) is headmaster of The Oratory School, Woodcote, near Reading, Berkshire, England. A former Church of England clergyman who converted to Roman Catholicism (like Cardinal Newman who founded the school), he is an MA of both Oxford (theology) and Cambridge (oriental studies) Universities. Clive attended Christ College, Brecon, where he was both a Prefect and a member of the Ist XV.

He served with distinction in the Falklands War, being decorated with the Military Cross for gallantry in action during the Battle of Two Sisters. On the night of 11/12 June 1982, 45 Commando Royal Marines launched a silent night attack against strongly held enemy positions on the craggy hill feature of Two Sisters, ten kilometres to the west of Port Stanley on the island of East Falkland. Initially they progressed onto Two Sisters undetected. However, a fierce fight ensued once they were detected. At the height of the fighting Lieutenant Dytor and his troop were pinned down by enemy fire, he encouraged his troop forward and personally led the assault on a strong enemy machine gun position.

On completing his service with the Royal Marines, he trained for the priesthood of the Church of England at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, and became Chaplain of Tonbridge School. He converted to the Roman Catholic faith and as a layman became a housemaster at St Edward's School, Oxford, prior to his current appointment.

He is a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses Conference.

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