William “Lord Haw-Haw” Joyce

William “Lord Haw-Haw” Joyce

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 3 Jan 1946 (aged 39)
Wandsworth, London Borough of Wandsworth, Greater London, England
Burial Galway, County Galway, Ireland
Memorial ID 15118759 · View Source
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Politician and Broadcaster. William Joyce was an American fascist. Born in Brooklyn, New York and brought up in Ireland, he emigrated to England with his family in 1922. Known as "Lord Haw Haw" because of his nasal drawl, Joyce was a fascist politician and Nazi propaganda broadcaster to the UK during World War II. He defected to Germany, but at the end of the war he was captured by British forces near the German-Danish border. He as convicted on three counts of high treason, and executed at Wandsworth Prison, becoming the last man hanged for treason in the UK.

Bio by: KRW


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  • Originally Created by: KRW
  • Added: 2 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15118759
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William “Lord Haw-Haw” Joyce (24 Apr 1906–3 Jan 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15118759, citing Bohermore Cemetery, Galway, County Galway, Ireland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .