Dinner to honour founder of charity

Chief of the Defence Staff, General Sir Nick Houghton, and Holly Davies, Felix Fund’s chief executive, with the commendation

Chief of the Defence Staff, General Sir Nick Houghton, and Holly Davies, Felix Fund’s chief executive, with the commendation

First published in News

A Didcot charity dinner will be held to honour Holly Davies, the founder of Felix Fund, which supports bomb disposal experts and their families.

Ms Davies, 39, who died from cancer in June, founded the fund in support of troops at 11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Regiment, based at Vauxhall Barracks.

The charity dinner will be held at the In & Out Naval and Military Club in St James’s Square, London, on Friday, November 14.

Proceeds will go to Felix Fund and the Army Benevolent Fund, which Ms Davies worked for before she founded Felix Fund.

See felixfund.org.uk

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