The sun had set beyond yon hill,Across the dreary moor, When weary and lame, a boy there came, Up to the farmer's door, Can you tell me whe'ere I be, And one that will me employ, To plough and sow, to reap and mow, And be a farmer's boy
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This is the website for The Farmer's Boys.
The Farmer's Boys are the veterans of The Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment (Berkshire & Wiltshire). The Regiment was part of the British Army's ORBAT between 1959 and 1994.
The purpose of this website is to provide a focal point for our regimental veterans.
This website is very much about the present and the future of our veterans If you want to know more about the Regiment then please visit this website www.farmersboys.com
The 2015 Maiwand Weekend. Reading 25/26 July 2015
Sponsored by The Rifles & RGBW Regimental Association
The Reading Branch of the Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regimental (RGBW) Association will hold the annual celebration of the Battle of Maiwand over the weekend of Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th July 2015. The event will be open to all members of the RGBW Regimental Association, their families and guests and will take place at the Tilehurst Royal British Legion (TRBL), Brock Barracks, Reading and The Forbury Gardens, Reading.
The Ferozeshah Commemoration Service Devizes 6th December 2015
The fourth Annual ‘Ferozeshah Gathering’ in Devizes, including a Church Service, will take place on 6th December 2015. As usual we meet at the Wyvern Club at 1230 ready for a short Church Service at 1330, which will be at the old Wiltshire Regimental & Garrison Church of St James’.
A Curry Lunch will be provided after the service at the Wyvern Club. (An alternative to curry may be requested)
There is a small charge of £5 per person in order to cover the cost of hiring the Wyvern Club hall and kitchen, the use of the Church including the Organist. Anything in excess of the actual cost will be donated to a service charity.
Farmersboys.net has launched it’s very own social media website.
Several members have expressed a desire to have an area of the website that is not accessible by the general public.
Whilst we have a strong presence on Facebook, not everyone is on Facebook
So what will be there?
Basically everything that you would expect, members will be able to share photo’s, events and form groups of like minded members. Members will be able to track their orders from the PRI shop. Anyway enough of that find out for your self by signing up