|Name Diana Churchill|
|Role Winston Churchill's daughter|
Died October 20, 1963, London, United Kingdom
Siblings Randolph Churchill, Sarah Churchill, Mary Soames, Baroness Soames, Marigold Churchill
Parents Winston Churchill, Clementine Churchill
Children Edwina Sandys, Julian Sandys, Celia Sandys
Spouse Duncan Sandys (m. 1935–1960), John Milner Bailey (m. 1932–1935)
Similar People Winston Churchill, Clementine Churchill, Randolph Churchill, Sarah Churchill, Duncan Sandys
Barry Barnes Weds Diana Churchill
Diana Spencer-Churchill (11 July 1909 – 20 October 1963) was the eldest daughter of British statesman Sir Winston Churchill and Clementine Churchill, Baroness Spencer-Churchill (née Hozier).
- Barry Barnes Weds Diana Churchill
- Personal life
- Military service
- Health issues and death
She went to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art where she spent five terms, without any real intention to become an actress. On 12 December 1932, she married John Milner Bailey (15 June 1900 East Grimstead – 13 February 1946 Cape Town, South Africa) (became the Bailey baronet Sir John Milner Bailey, 2nd Bt), but the marriage was unsuccessful and they divorced in 1935. On 16 September 1935, she married the Conservative politician, Duncan Sandys (later in life The Lord Duncan-Sandys). After having three children, that marriage also ended and they were divorced in 1960.
On 11 April 1962, her name was legally changed back to Diana Churchill.
From her second marriage to Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys they have three children
She was an officer in the Women's Royal Naval Service during the Second World War.
Health issues and death
Diana suffered from several nervous breakdowns. In 1962, she began working with the Samaritans, an organisation created for suicide-prevention. In 1963, she died, at age 54, from an overdose of barbiturates. A coroner later concluded that the death was a suicide. She is buried with her parents (who both outlived her) and siblings at St Martin's Church, Bladon, near Woodstock, Oxfordshire.