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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Hon David Julian Wedgwood Benn [1928-2017]

_. The Hon David Julian Wedgwood Benn, who died 2 February, 2017, aged 88, was a writer and broadcaster, a scion of the Viscounts Stansgate [Visc UK, cr 1942], younger brother of firebrand Labour MP Tony Benn.

He was born 28 Dec, 1928, third son of the 1st Viscount Stansgate [1877-1960], by his wife the former Margaret Eadie Holmes; married 28 Dec, 1959, June Mary Barraclough [deceased] , elder daughter of Ernest Charles Barraclough, of Lightcliffe, Halifax, West Yorkshire, by whom he had issue.

Funeral at All Saints' Church, Blackheath, London, 27 Feb, 2017.

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