Ronald Armstrong-Jones
Ronald Armstrong-Jones
Major Ronald Owen Lloyd Armstrong-Jones, MBE, QC was a British soldier and the father of Antony Armstrong-Jones, the 1st Earl of Snowdon. The only son of Robert Armstrong-Jones, he was educated at Eton and on graduating from Magdalen College, Oxford in 1922, he became a barrister in the Inner Temple.
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1966
    Age 66
    Died in 1966.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1955
    Age 55
    From 1955-59, he was a member of the Industrial Disputes Tribunal and a sometime Governor of St Bartholomew's Hospital and a member of the Worshipful Company of Clothworkers.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1945
    Age 45
    During World War I, he was a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Regiment of Artillery and a Major in the King's Royal Rifle Corps during World War II; he was invalided in 1945 after serving as Deputy Judge Advocate to Montgomery's staff at Normandy.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1936
    Age 36
    He married secondly, Carol Akhurst on 18 June 1936; they divorced in 1959 and Carol was killed in a car crash in 1966. Armstrong-Jones married thirdly, Jenifer Unite on 11 February 1960 and they had one son, Peregrine (b. 1960).
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    He was appointed High Sheriff of Caernarvonshire for 1936. Armstrong-Jones was married three times. Firstly, to Anne Messel (8 February 1902 - Jul 1992) on 22 July 1925; they divorced in 1934 (Anne later married the 6th Earl of Rosse) after having two children, Antony (b. 1930), the brother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II and Susan (c. 1932 - 1986).
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1922
    Age 22
    The only son of Sir Robert Armstrong-Jones, he was educated at Eton and on graduating from Magdalen College, Oxford in 1922, he became a barrister in the Inner Temple.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1899
    Born
    Born in 1899.
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