The Farmer's Boys
The regiment was part of The British Army's Order of Battle (ORBAT) from 1959 to 1994. It was formed by the amalgamation of two great county regiments, The Royal Berkshire Regiment and The Wiltshire Regiment, and served with distinction around the world.
The Regiments recruiting area was from Berkshire and Wiltshire however during it's existence, among it's ranks were soldiers from throughout the country in fact throughout the commonwealth from afar afield as the Caribbean to Fiji to South Africa and Australia.
The Regiments most recognised nickname was "The Farmers Boys" which was taken from it's Regimental march *The Farmers Boy", the first line of which you can see scrolling across the top of the site. Other nicknames that were used were, The DERRs, The Wunders.
Farmers Boys Reunion will be in Hungerford on 6th June 2020 with a simple format again. Get together at the RBL Club in the evening Friday 5th for those arriving early. Enjoy all the Town has to offer on Saturday including Pubs then up to The Legion for about 19.00. Photo 20.00, raffle at 22.00 close down at 23.59. See you all at the Kebab Van for supper! On Sunday leave or stay for a bit as your schedule allows.