List of assassinated serving ambassadors
Place of the assassination of Richard Sykes, at the Westeinde in The Hague. Inside the gate, to the left, was the door from which Sykes exited his residence. The door to his Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow was being held open by his Dutch valet Karel Straub. At that moment two gunmen fired eight shots from the street (front) at both Sykes and Straub.
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