Felix Fund exists to support any military personnel who have conducted or assisted with Explosive Ordnance Disposal duties, and their families.
This includes ammunition technical officers, ammunition technicians, ECM operators, drivers, infantry escorts,...
National Army Museum ‘Unseen Enemy’ Exhibition
Bomb Squad Men – The Long Walk
The Bomb Squad Episode 1
The Bomb Squad Episode 2
Explosive Ordinary – Thoughts of a bomb disposal expert turned comedian
Capt D A Stewardson
WO2 C J L Davies
SSgt C R Cracknell
Sgt A S Butcher
Maj B C Calladene
Lt Col Karl Frankland RLC (Chair)
Mr Anthony Kelly
Colonel Adam McRae MBE late RLC
Lt Colonel Daniel Reyland RLC
Mr Keri Lloyd
FUNDRAISING ASSISTANT Allison Collier
TREASURER Elaine Fisher
Felix is the unofficial mascot of British Army counter-terrorism bomb disposal.
Cats have always been associated with luck, possibly due to their 'righting reflex' - their innate ability to always land on their feet. Felix (Latin for ‘happy’ or ...
Krishnan Guru-Murthy of Channel 4 News makes a special appeal for the Baghdad Bomb Squad:
“After watching Channel 4's Unreported World documentary about the work of the Baghdad Bomb Squad, and the plight of in...
Support Bomb Disposal experts on Bonfire Night
Every day, bomb disposal experts risk their lives to prevent explosions that could kill or maim you and your loved ones. They do this in Afghanistan, in Northern Ireland, and all across mainland UK – m...
For all queries please contact
or write to:
Didcot OX11 7ES
Dinner to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Bishopsgate bombing
24 April 2013
Merchant Taylors Hall, City of London The dinner raised £115,000. More details. Big Blast! November 2012 Families, pubs and firework display organisers across ...
You can help Felix Fund in three ways.
Make a donation
Fundraise for us
Volunteer your time and skills
You can make a secure donation through Just Giving using the box on the right .
GIVE BY POST
You can post cheques payable to
'Felix Fund', to Felix Fund, Vauxhall Barracks, Fox Hall Road, Didcot OX11 7ES.
If you complete and enclose...
You can do virtually anything to raise money for Felix Fund – from simply asking for donations to organising a grand event. As long as it's legal, safe and moral, please go right ahead.
MAKE AN ONLINE SPONSORSHIP PAGE
PRINT OFF OUR FUNDRAISING PA...
Felix Fund needs help distributing collection tins and boxes of wristbands to shops, bars and large offices, as well as help with events and other projects.
If you would like to volunteer, please email your name, contact number, plus brief details...
In the Line of Fire: Britain's IED Experts The Telegraph, 17/02/12
Launch of £1m appeal for our bomb disposal heroes Telegraph Online, 10/09/11
New Charity Created to Help Bomb Disposal Experts Sunday Telegraph, 10/09/11
Army Bomb Disposal Ch...
Felix Fund can help any military personnel who have conducted or assisted bomb disposal duties, and their families. You can be from any unit, serving or retired and you do not have to be injured to qualify.
To apply, please complete our online application...
Since April 2011, Felix Fund has distributed over £400,000 to bomb disposal experts and their families.
Grants to individuals
Grants to units
So far, Felix Fund Normalisation breaks have helped 300 bomb disposal experts readjust to life in the UK after serving as part of the Counter-IED Task Force in Afghanistan.
The therapeutic breaks reunite four-man EOD teams, Advanced Search teams,...
Grants to individuals include:
12 months’ financial support
for LCpl Kyle Stock’s
widow and newborn
Physiotherapy and an
electric wheelchair for
Cpl Coogan’s daughter,
Mayella, who has cerebral
Financial and o...
Felix Fund’s grants to units include:
11 EOD Regiment RLC
A substantial contribution to a children’s playground at Vauxhall Barracks
Ground clearance and fencing for the Welfare Garden, ahead of the BBC Gardeners World Community Garden project
We really appreciate your contribution.