The Dragon Vly

News for The Farmer's Boys

The Death of LCPL Bill Blair

It's with great sadness that I have to report the passing of a farmers boy l/corporal William (Blll) Blair he was a sliver service waiter in the officers mess in Berlin when he was medically discharged when we were in Berlin.Bill passed away on the 12th of April 2023. 

The funeral will take place at the Exeter crematorium at1630 on 28th of April 2023 floral tributes to coop funeral directors Cowick Street Exeter if anyone wishes to attend all are welcome.

The Death of Mel O'Reilly,

Mel O'Reilly, better know to those who served with him as 'Paddy' died on Tuesday 14 February in Exeter.

He served with 1 DERR through the 1960's and early 1970's in Malta, Minden, Catterick and N.Ireland. As well as being a fine soldier he was a great character and good sportsman especially boxing and cross country running. Details of the date, timing and location of the funeral will be published on the Farmer's Boys Facebook site once known.