John Hoy

 

 

Age: 46

 

Summary: British diplomat and economics adviser for the U.K. governmental administration agency Department for International Development (DFID) in Bangkok, Thailand since 2003 who was among one of more than 402 British tourists (or residents) reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was on a holiday along with his Thai-born wife Nim Hoy and the couple's three young children at the family's oceanfront holiday home near a coastal resort area in Thailand.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: 1958

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Khao Lak, Thailand