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   Obituary - John Wyber


John Anthony Wyber

House: Grigg
Years: 1955-1960

On 28th Sept 2009, Webmaster received a copy of an e-mail from Mike Purves that he had received via the Kenya Regiment Association:
"It is my sad duty to report that John Wyber passed away on Sunday the 27th September 2009 after battling Cancer, as reported by David Wyber".

The following was John's entry in the Alumni section of this web site prior to his death:

John Anthony Wyber

House: Grigg
Year: 1955-1960

From a farm in Molo. Nakuru School and later Nairobi Primary School.
Head of Grigg House 1959-60 and Head of School 1960.

Indifferent sportsman, except rifle shooting! To Kenya Regiment, then Cambridge University. Thence to be a Chartered Accountant, first in London, and then in Perth, Western Australia. Moved to academia in 1973, including return to the UK for an MSc in systems analysis at Aston University. Jobs included teaching in Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Beijing. Had spells back in practice, working mainly in IT auditing and operational auditing.

Retired from the university in 2005, but undertaking operational auditing contracts when interesting jobs are offered. Travelling with my wife, from time to time, within Australia and overseas. Daughter is a marketing executive with BP in Melbourne, and son is currently in a water reuse research project with Thames Water in London.

Happy to resume contact with PoW friends!

(Registered - 5th Feb 2004) (Updated - 21st March 2008)