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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,...

EOD and Search info links

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

Roll of Honour

  Capt D A Stewardson 1971 Northern Ireland WO2 C J L Davies 1971 Northern Ireland SSgt C R Cracknell 1972 Northern Ireland Sgt A S Butcher 1972 Northern Ireland Maj B C Calladene 1972 Northern...

Who we are

  TRUSTEES 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

Who is Felix?

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 ...

Baghdad Bomb Squad Appeal

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...

BIG BLAST!

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...

Contact us

  For all queries please contact Allison Collier e: allison@felixfund.org.uk or write to: Felix Fund Vauxhall Barracks Foxhall Road Didcot OX11 7ES

Past events

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 ...

Get involved

You can help Felix Fund in three ways. You can: Make a donation Fundraise for us Volunteer your time and skills

Make a donation

GIVE ONLINE 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...

Fundraise for Felix Fund

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...

Volunteer your time and skills

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...

Media

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...

Need our help?

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...

Our work

Since April 2011, Felix Fund has distributed over £400,000 to bomb disposal experts and their families. Normalisation breaks Grants to individuals Grants to units

Normalisation breaks

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

Grants to individuals include: 12 months’ financial support for LCpl Kyle Stock’s widow and newborn daughter Physiotherapy and an electric wheelchair for Cpl Coogan’s daughter, Mayella, who has cerebral palsy Financial and o...

Grants to units

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 Funding for...

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