Monday 19 October 1998
Mr Jack Anderson, newspaper columnist, 76; Sir Leslie Boreham, former High Court judge, 80; Professor Sir Robert Boyd, physicist, 76; Dr David Clark MP, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, 59; Mr David Cornwell (John Le Carre), novelist, 67; Sir John Cullen, former chairman, Health and Safety Commission, 72; Lord Evans of Parkside, former MP, 68; The Very Rev David Frayne, Provost of Blackburn, 64; Mr Bernard Hepton, actor, 73; Mr Gavin Hewitt, ambassador to Finland, 54; Dr Robin Holloway, composer and Lecturer in Music, Cambridge University, 55; Mr Paul Holmer, former ambassador to Romania, 75; Sir Robert Jennings, QC, former president, International Court of Justice, 85; Miss Rosamund John, actress, 85; Mr Graham Lock, former chief executive, Amalgamated Metal, 67; Mr Bill Morris, trade-union leader, 60; Miss Mavis Nicholson, broadcaster, 68; Admiral of the Fleet Sir Michael Pollock, 82; Sir Allan Ramsay, former ambassador to Morocco, 61; Air Chief Marshal Sir Anthony Skingsley, former Deputy Commander in Chief, Allied Forces Central Europe, 65; Sir Harold Walker, former ambassador to Iraq, 66; Major Sir Patrick Wall, former MP, 82; Mr Peter Whiston, architect, 86.
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