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Roydon Hamilton Rhodes (1891–1981)

Roydon Hamilton Rhondes, n.d. photographer unknown

Roydon Hamilton Rhondes, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

ROYDON HAMILTON RHODES was born at Adelaide, South Australia, on 22nd August, 1891, the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Rhodes, and was educated at Prince Alfred College, Adelaide. He entered the Bank’s service at Adelaide on 19th March, 1908; was transferred in the following November to Port Adelaide; in January, 1910, to Broken Hill; and in January, 1911, returned to Adelaide, where he remained (except for a few months, January-May, 1913, as assistant at Mt. Gambier, S.A.) until he enlisted.

Roydon Rhodes enlisted in the A.I.F. on 17th November, 1915, and left Australia in June, 1917. He won promotion to acting-corporal in September, 1917, and was in active service in France for about a year, being attached to the 13th Machine Gun Company. In January, 1919, he was promoted to extra regimental-corporal, and was discharged on 18th of the following October.

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'Rhodes, Roydon Hamilton (1891–1981)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/rhodes-roydon-hamilton-22688/text32236, accessed 28 May 2024.

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Roydon Hamilton Rhondes, n.d. photographer unknown

Roydon Hamilton Rhondes, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

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Birth

22 August, 1891
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Death

26 November, 1981 (aged 90)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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