Gordon Verey Jones, B.Sc.
1 July 1923 – 26 March 2019
A noted Hockey player, who was in the School team when only 14, winning the Speech Night Prize whilst in Fourth Form (and again the following year), and was Vice-Captain of the team in 1939 though he didn’t play during his Leaving Honours year. He was also involved with Como, playing Hockey and Rowing and was elected House Vice-Captain in 1940 as well as a Prefect. He joined the Education Department as a teacher in 1941, beginning a long teaching career. His first wife, Josephine Mary Ekins died in 1953, 5 years after they married. He married a second time in 1956 to Lesley Estella Gasking.