Crossed the Bar

Alfred (Alf) McKillop CPO(Yeoman), Crossed the Bar.

It is with so much sadness that I announce that CPO(Yeoman Alfred McKillop RFA(Retd) Crossed the Bar  on Thursday 3rd January 2013 aged 81 and  following a long illness. His beloved wife Florence (Flo) predeceased him.

His funeral will take place at Burnley Crematorium (HERE for their website and HERE for a map) on Friday 18th January 2013 at 1340, old shipmates will be very welcome.

The funeral arrangements are being made by Fred Hamer Funeral Directors. 183-187 Briercliffe Road, Burnley BB10 1UY (see HERE for the website and HERE for a map)

I do not have a photograph of Alf, if you have one please email me a copy at

On behalf of the RFA Association I extend our sincere condolences to Glenice and Tony and grandchildren Maxine and Paul, and all his family.

CPO(Yeoman) Alf McKillop 1931~2013

If you have a remebrance of Alf please e-mail me at and I will append it to this page.

Alf served 9 years in the Royal Navy from 1947 at HMS Ganges and also the Cruiser Gambia amongst others. He then completed 9 years in the Royal Australian Navy leaving in 1967 to join the RFA retiring in 1983. His RFA time included appointments to RFAs Tidepool, Brown Ranger, Resource, Reliant, Tidespring, Tideflow and Engadine.