William (Bill) O'Driscoll

Nigel Corbould - 19 February 2021


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William (Bill) O'Driscoll

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Sad news today received from HHQ:
MR W C O'DRISCOLL
14TH/20TH KING’S HUSSARS 1951 - 1964
We regret to inform you of the death of Bill O'Driscoll on Monday 11th January, aged 86. Bill was a member of the 14th/20th King's Hussars Regimental Band.

Funeral details have not yet been confirmed. Bill's wish was for no flowers at his funeral but any donations, however small, be given to a children's charity. Donations in Bill's memory may be made at the following link:

https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding ... P1l1zq5V3M
Our sincere condolences to Barbara and family
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RIP Bill,
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Rest in Peace Bill, very sad day!
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R.I.P. Bill. I believe you will be among many Hussar friends now. Sincere condolences to your family.

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RIP William O. I remember him on the square at Sabratha, beating marching patterns on the snare/side drum while the trumpetmajor pounded the bass drum on Saturday morning rehearsals for Adjutant's parade. We were much younger fellows then!
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Sad news, sincere condolences to the family. RIP Bill
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Another great loss, RIP Bill.
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RIP Bill
Our prayers and thoughts are with your family at this difficult time.
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