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Godfrey Dean Rhodes

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Godfrey Dean Rhodes (1886- )

1922 Major R.E., Chief Engr., Uganda Railway.; b. 1886; s. of H. Rhodes, Vancouver, B.C. Ed. Trinity Coll. Sch., Port Hope, and Royal Mil. Coll., Kingston, Canada. Training: R.E. Sch. of Mil. Eng., Chatham. Diploma with Hons., Kingston; Head of Batch, Chatham; also Haynes Medal for Fortification; During War— C.B.E., D.S.O., Legion of Honour, Order of Redeemer, Order of White Eagle, four Mentions in Dispatches. Career: Railway. Courses with L. and S.W. Railway. and N.W. Railway., India; Asst. Engr. on Railway. Construction, Delhi Durbur, India; Asst. Engr., N.W. Railway., India, Quetta District; Adjutant, Railway. Construction, Troops, France, 1914; O.C. Railway. Constr. Co., Merdros and Gallipoli, 1915; Asst. Director of Railways. (Construction ), Salonika; in charge of all Construction Troops and responsible for design and execution of numerous Railways. and Lt. Railways. in Salonika Army Area, 1916-17; Director of Railways., Salonika and Constantinople; responsible for taking over and operating all Enemy Railways., including the Anatolian Railway. in Asia Minor (Bagdad Line ), 1917-2o; Chief Engr., Uganda Railway., Nov. 1920. Club: J.U.S., London. Addresses: c/o Cox and Co., Bankers, and c/o Uganda Railway., Nairobi, Kenya Colony.

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