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William Wise

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Andrew Behan.

William Wise

Person  Male  Born 6/4/1951  Died 7/7/2005

Categories: Tragedy

William Hugh Surtees Wise was born on 6 April 1951 in Oxford, the youngest of the three sons of Horatio Thomas Wise (1906-1990) and Lucy Maud Wise née Helliwell (1919-1951). His elder brothers were Philip J. S. Wise (b.1949) and Richard James Surtees Wise (1950-2018).

He married Christine Cook, their marriage being registered in the 2nd quarter of 1976 in the Reading & Wokingham registration district. He was a computer programmer and they lived in Notting Hill. His obituary can be found on our picture source.

He died, aged 54 years, on 7 July 2005 whilst travelling on the lower deck of a Route No.30 bus that was targeted by a suicide bomber at Tavistock Square. The narrative verdict of his death can be found on the Coroner's Inquest Report.

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Bombs 7/7/05 - no.30 bus - plaque

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Bombs 7/7/05 - Tavistock Square

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Hyde Park memorial to bomb attack 7/7/05

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