Obituary: Wang Shoudao

Wang Shoudao, politician, died Peking 13 September, aged 91. Revolutionary associate of Mao Tse-tung, whom he joined on the Long March in 1934. Mao's Vice-Minister and then Minister of Communications, 1952-64.

Wing Commander Clive Beadon, wartime bomber pilot, died Windsor 14 September, aged 77. Won the DFC for action over Burma, 1944.