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Michael Ward (VI) (1925–2005)

Michael Ward was born on March 26, 1925 in London, England as Michael Phelps Ward. He was married to Felicity Jane Ewbank and Jane Ewbank. He died on October 7, 2005 in Lurgashall, West Sussex, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Conquest of Everest
The Conquest of Everest Himself (Doctor)
The Race for Everest
The Race for Everest Himself - Mountaineer
Mysterious World


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 2003 The Race for Everest (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Mountaineer
 1980 Mysterious World (TV Series documentary)
- The Missing Apeman (1980) ... Himself (as Dr Michael Ward)
 1953 The Conquest of Everest (Documentary)
Himself (Doctor)

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Co-author of the book "High Altitude Medicine and Physiology" (with James S. Milledge and John B. West).

Alternate Names:

Dr Michael Ward

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In 1946 he had a successful season in the Swiss Alps but the following year fell some 200m while descending the Col de Coste-Rouge in the Ecrin mountains of South East France. Stone fall was the cause of the accident. Ward and the Scottish climber Bill Murray both suffered fractured skulls. Mr. Ward lost all memory until he awoke in the hospital but their companion John Barford was killed. See more »

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