William Philip Sidney, 1st Viscount de L'Isle

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William Philip Sidney, VC, KG, GCMG, GCVO, KStJ, PC

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Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England
Death: Died in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
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Son of William Sidney, 5th Baron de L'Isle and Dudley and Winifred Agneta Yorke Sidney
Husband of Jacqueline Corinne Yvonne Sidney, Viscountess de L'Isle and Margaret Sidney, Viscountess de L'Isle
Father of <private> Sidney; <private> Willoughby (Sidney); <private> Colthurst (Sidney); <private> Sidney; <private> Sidney and 3 others
Brother of Mary Olivia Garnett

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About William Philip Sidney, 1st Viscount de L'Isle

William Philip Sidney, 1st Viscount De L'Isle, VC, KG, GCMG, GCVO, KStJ, PC (23 May 1909 – 5 April 1991), known as The Lord De L'Isle and Dudley between 1945 and 1956, was the 15th Governor-General of Australia and the final non-Australian to hold the office.

Sidney was the younger of two children, and the only son, of William Sidney, 5th Baron De L'Isle and Dudley (19 August 1859 – 18 June 1945) and his wife, Winifred Agneta Yorke Bevan (d. 11 February 1959). The Sidney family was one of England's oldest and most distinguished families. He was a descendant of King William IV by his mistress Dorothea Bland. He was educated at Eton and Magdalene College, Cambridge and became a chartered accountant. In 1929 he joined the Grenadier Guards Reserve of Officers.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Sidney,_1st_Viscount_De_L%27Isle -------------------- William Philip Sidney, 1st Viscount De L'Isle VC, KG, GCMG, GCVO, KStJ, PC (23 May 1909 – 5 April 1991), known as The Lord De L'Isle and Dudley between 1945 and 1956, was a British Victoria Cross recipient, politician, and the 15th Governor-General of Australia, the final non-Australian to hold the office.

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William Philip Sidney, 1st Viscount de L'Isle's Timeline

1909
May 23, 1909
Chelsea, London, England
1940
June 8, 1940
Age 31
Westminster, London, England
1944
October 11, 1944
- June 18, 1945
Age 35
1951
October 31, 1951
- December 20, 1955
Age 42