Wailes, Reginald [Rex]
- J. Kenneth Major
Wailes, Reginald [Rex] (1901–1986), engineer, was born at Hadley Wood, Middlesex, on 6 March 1901, the elder son of Reginald Percy Wailes and his wife, Florence. Though baptized Reginald, he used Rex as his first name. He was educated at Oundle School where his enthusiasm for history won him the school prize in that subject. From school he proceeded to an apprenticeship with ...