This is one of a series of posts to mark the international Rugby players who served in, and survived, The Great War. If anyone has further information on the men concerned, I’d be most grateful if it could be added to the thread. Gareth Cove-Smith, Ronald played for England/British Isles England Internationals: 29 : 1921 S+ F+ ; 1922 I+ F= S+ ; 1923 W+ I+ S+ F+ ; 1924 W+ I+ S+ F+ ; 1925 NZ- (1t) W+ I= S- F+ ; 1927 W+ I+ S- F- ; 1928 NSW+ W+ I+ F+ S+ ; 1929 W+ I- British Isles Internationals: 4 : 1924 SA 4 Ronald Cove-Smith was born on 26 November 1899 Played as a Lock for: Merchant Taylors’ School, Old Merchant Taylors, Cambridge University (Blue 1919-1921), King’s College Hospital, London University, United Hospitals, Middlesex Profession: Medicine War service: Commissioned in the Grenadier Guards 1918-1919. Remarks: Swimming and water polo half blue. Played in 6 winning sides v Wales. Captained the British Isles tour to South Africa in 1924. Various eminent medical appointments 1919-1956. He died on ?