OBITUARY : Air Marshal Sir Peter Wykeham

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Peter Wykeham had a very splendid voice as well as his other attainments, writes Lord Kennet [further to the obituary by Air Chief Marshal Sir Christopher Foxley-Norris, 28 February]. He made a magnificent God from the organ loft in Britten's Noye's Fludde.

Moreover, in Singapore once, he told me that if he wanted to take his Commander-in-Chief's Rolls-Royce even the smallest distance off the direct route between his house and his office, he had to have Treasury approval. Nevertheless, he had authority to drop hydrogen bombs on targets and at times of his own choosing.