Crossed the Bar

Sitrep 1. Revised timings

It is with so much sadness that I report that First Officer (S) Paul Sykes  RFA Retd. (Mem 0308),  crossed the bar on Saturday 6th Feb 2021 aged 66.

Paul’s funeral and cremation take place on Monday 22 Feb 2021 at 13:30 at the Great Glen Crematorium (HERE for their website and HERE for a map) and will be subject to strict Covid restrictions. The arrangements are being made by A J Atkinson & Sons Funeral Directors (HERE for their website and HERE for a map

On behalf of the RFA Association I offer our sincere condolences to his widow Lesley and all his family.

If you have any remembrances of Paul please email it to me at and I will post them on this page. Alternatively you can post to our facebook page “RFA Crossed the Bar”. I am also looking for photographs of Paul for this piece and the RFA Association Gallery and Archive, if you have one please email it to me.

First Officer (S) Paul Sykes RFA(Retd) 1955 ~ 2921
Seen here with Lesley and Asif Ali