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Captain Richard (Dick) Harrison-Topham, ex 1/4 KOYLI

It is my sad duty to inform you of the death of Captain Richard (Dick) Harrison-Topham who passed away yesterday afternoon 6th Oct following a long illness.

He was a National Service Officer who served in 1 KOYLI in Germany and afterwards for many years in 4 KOYLI. His father commanded a KOYLI battalion in North West Europe in 1944/45 and was Regimental Secretary at Strensall in the 1950s.

RIP Sir your duty is done. Condolences to Richard's family and friends from the Regimental Association.

The funeral is private. However a memorial service will be held for Captain Richard Harrison-Topham on Monday 14th Nov 16 at 2pm. For those who wish to attend the service is to be held at the St Alkelda Church, Church Street, Middleham, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 4PQ.

Anyone wishing to write to the family can do so at:

Mrs Eileen Harrison-Topham

Caldbergh Hall



North Yorkshire


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