William Brooke Joyce
24 April 1906
|Died||3 January 1946 (aged 39)|
|Cause of death||Execution by hanging|
|Resting place||New Cemetery, Bohermore, Galway, Ireland|
|Other names||Lord Haw-Haw|
|Alma mater||Birkbeck College, London|
|Known for||Broadcasting German propaganda in World War II|
|Political party||Nazi Party|
At the end of the war, after capture, Joyce was convicted in Great Britain of high treason in 1945 and sentenced to death. He was hanged in Wandsworth Prison by Albert Pierrepoint on 3 January 1946, making him the last person to be executed for treason in the United Kingdom.
References[change | change source]
- "Joyce Appellant; and Director of Public Prosecutions" (PDF). House of Lords. 1946. p. 1. Retrieved 20 September 2009.