Edward Southwell Russell, 26th Baron De Clifford

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Edward Southwell Russell, OBE

Birthdate: (74)
Death: January 2, 1982 (74)
Immediate Family:

Son of John Southwell Russell, 25th Baron De Clifford and Eva Carrington
Ex-husband of Dorothy Evelyn Russell
Father of Private and William Southwell Russell

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Edward Southwell Russell, 26th Baron De Clifford

Lt.-Col. Edward Southwell Russell, 26th Lord de Clifford was born on 31 January 1907.2 He was the son of Jack Southwell Russell, 25th Lord de Clifford and Evelyn Victoria Anne Chandler. He married, firstly, Dorothy Evelyn Meyrick, daughter of Ferdinand Richard Holmes Meyrick and Katherine Evelyn Nason, on 11 March 1926 at Marylebone Church, Marylebone, London, England. He and Dorothy Evelyn Meyrick were divorced in 1973. He married, secondly, Mina Sands, daughter of George Edward Sands, in 1973. He died on 3 January 1982 at age 74.

He succeeded as the 26th Lord de Clifford [E., 1299] on 1 September 1909. He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the 21st (Royal Gloucestershire Hussars) Armoured Car Company (Territorial Army). He gained the rank of Captain in 1939 in the Royal Armoured Corps (Territorial Army). He was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1955. He gained the rank of Colonel in the Royal Electricial and Mechanical Engineers.

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Edward Southwell Russell, 26th Baron De Clifford's Timeline

1907
January 31, 1907
1930
February 26, 1930
Age 23
1982
January 2, 1982
Age 74