Eustace Maude, 7th Viscount Hawarden

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Major Eustace Wyndham Maude, 7th Viscount Hawarden JP (20 September 1877 – 6 April 1958) was a British Army officer, peer and colonial official.

Maude was the son of Ludlow Eustace Maude and Clara Louisa Madden, and the great-grandson of Cornwallis Maude, 1st Viscount Hawarden.[1] He was educated at Bloxham School and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. He commissioned into the 3rd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment on 4 April 1900.[2] He was promoted to Major in 1910 while serving with the Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) in Egypt. He succeeded to the title Viscount Hawarden on 26 August 1914.[3] He saw active service in the First World War, during which he was mentioned in dispatches. He was subsequently a provincial governor in Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. He held the office of Justice of the Peace.

He married Marion Wright, daughter of Albert Leslie Wright and Margaretta Agnes Plumptre, on 17 November 1920.[4] Together they had three children.

References[edit]

  1. ^ ThePeerage.com (entry #318848) http://www.thepeerage.com/p31885.htm
  2. ^ The London Gazette (17 April 1900) https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/27183/page/2510/data.pdf
  3. ^ Cracroft's Peerage: The Complete Guide to the British Peerage & Baronetage – 'Hawarden, Viscount (I, 1793)' http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/online/content/hawarden1793.htm
  4. ^ Cracroft's Peerage: The Complete Guide to the British Peerage & Baronetage – 'Hawarden, Viscount (I, 1793)' http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/online/content/hawarden1793.htm


Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Robert Cornwallis Maude
Viscount Hawarden
1914–1958
Succeeded by
Robert Leslie Eustace Maude