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ON April 13, 2013, Neal Haywood Farr, BVetMed, DipAH, MRCVS, of The Paddocks, Ryton, Dymock, Gloucestershire. Mr Farr qualified from London in 1962.
J. A. Dyson writes: Born into a Herefordshire farming family, Neal Farr attended Hereford Cathedral School, where he won his colours for boxing and rugby. When not indulging in those activities, he was, however, a most genial fellow. He was an accomplished horseman, and hunted and rode in point-to-point races.
Following his national service in the Royal Navy, commissioned as a sub-lieutenant, he entered the Royal Veterinary College. Neal enjoyed the student sporting and social life to the full. Again, rugby featured strongly, at a time when the team from London university's smallest college was a match for any from the largest colleges or even the teaching hospitals.
At that time, few students had cars and the popular form of independent transport was the motorcycle – usually a two-stroke or a scooter. Neal was the envy of many with his Triumph Tiger 650cc – a proper bike! Sue, his childhood sweetheart, was also in London, …
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