ROOPER FRANK HERBERT ATKIN, West Kent TR Yeomanry, the son of John Atkin, was born in 1881 and educated at Lady Owen’s School. On leaving school in his seventeenth year he went into the offices of Miles and Co., of Throgmorton Street, and was for some time in the House as one of their unauthorized clerks. On the firm’s dissolving partnership he joined W. A. Kolckmann and Co. of Austin Friars, being made authorized clerk after some time with this firm. In April 1911 he became a member of the Stock Exchange. When war broke out he was with R. Fletcher and Co. of Copthall Chambers.
He joined the West Kent Yeomanry in 1915, and at the end of the following year he was invalided home and sent to the Military Hospital, Edmonton, where he died of consumption on 4 February 1917, at the age of thirty-five.
Source : The Stock Exchange War Memorial 1914-1918