Reginald F E Rhodes MC

Lt R Rhodes, recorded in the Tamensian as being awarded the MC while serving with the 12th Hussars in WW1.
He was born 28 Feb 1891 and the census of that year taken 5 April records him as one month old. His father John Rhodes owned or at least managed the Lamb and Flag in St Giles Oxford. His forenames were Reginald, Frederick (or Fred) Erle. It is not recorded when he came to LWGS but he left in July 1908 according to the terminal lists, at the age of 17 and a half, so probably from the sixth form. He is in the terminal lists, as a boarder, from April 1906 when they start. His school career is little recorded. He is mentioned only as captain of the ‘3rd football set’ in 1906 and in the second set in 1907, so only a modest sportsman. in 1911 he was living in lodgings in Norwood and named as a student at King’s College London.

In 1939 he was single, living at 171 Walton Street, Oxford and proprietor of a riding school.

He died aged 74 in Surrey in June 1965.

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