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Mr Eric Alan Atkin - Late KOYLI

Updated: Oct 27, 2023

It is with great sadness that I have to inform members that Mr Eric Alan Atkin, late KOYLI died on 18 October 2023 aged 92.

Our thoughts and condolences at the sad time are with Eric's family and friends, and those association members who knew and served with him.


As the bugle sounds 'No More Parades' and you take your place in the FRV,

your duty done with honour and distinction.

Rest in Peace Eric.

Cede Nullis.


Association members are invited to attend the ceremony and the Wake, details are:

  • Date and time of the funeral: 13 Nov 23 at 11:10 AM.

  • Location: All Saints Church, Church St Wath upon Dearne Rotherham S63 7RD

  • Funeral Director: Newsomes 5-7 Brampton Road, Wath upon Dearne Rotherham S63 6AN. Telephone number 01709-264990 .

  • Bugler and Standard Bearer are requested by the family.

  • Donations in lieu of flowers in Eric's name to the to British Legion.

Anyone wishing to send cards or letters of condolence is requested to send them to the Rifles Regional Office at Minden House marked FAO family of Eric Atkin. Office staff will then forward them to the family.

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