Christopher Ward
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Like his grandfather, Christopher Ward was an early starter. He joined the Evening Chronicle in Newcastle-upon-Tyne aged 17 moving to Fleet Street when he was 21 where he worked for the Daily Mirror for 18 years, writing a column before becoming an executive on the paper.

At 38 he became Fleet Street's then youngest editor when he was appointed editor of the Daily Express. He left, aged 42, to co-found Redwood Publishing, Europe's first and largest customer magazine agency, of which he is Chairman today. He lives in the Scottish Borders, seventy miles from Jock Hume's birth place in Dumfries.

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What Happened to My Grandfather After the Titanic Sank

(758) Comments | Posted 30 December 2012 | (00:00)

My grandfather Jock Hume was a violinist in the Titanic's band, playing until the ship went down. He was 21. At 2.20 am, the last lifeboats long since gone, he joined 1,500 men, women and children in the sea, his violin case strapped to his chest for extra buoyancy. Half...

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