Richard Sykes (diplomat)
Sir Richard Sykes (1921 – 22 March 1979) was the British Ambassador to the Netherlands, who was killed by the IRA in The Hague in 1979. Footman Karel Straub was also killed, both being shot in the head as they left the ambassador's residence for the short trip to the embassy.
He was married to Ann (Lady Sykes) and they had three children, Phillip, Andrew and Rachel.
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