William Ward, 4th Earl of Dudley

William Ward, 4th Earl of Dudley

Viscount + Peer + Earl
Born Jan 5, 1920
Age 95

William Humble David Ward, 4th Earl of Dudley, styled Viscount Ednam from 1932 to 1969, is a British peer.

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1920 Birth Born in 1920.


1942 22 Years Old 1 More Event
He was educated at Eton and Christchurch, Oxford. He joined the Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales' Own) regiment, and was wounded on active service in World War II. He served as Aide-de-Camp to Field Marshall Archibald Wavell the Viceroy of India between 1942 and 1943.


1961 41 Years Old 1 More Event
Lord and Lady Dudley divorced in 1961.
1969 49 Years Old He inherited the titles Baron Ward of Birmingham, Earl of Dudley and Viscount Ednam upon the death of his father, the 3rd Earl, on 26 December 1969.


1999 79 Years Old Although his titles are for life, the 4th Earl ceased to sit as a member of the House of Lords on 11 November 1999, following the removal of many of the hereditary seats from the legislature. … Read More
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