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  Yeomanry Cavalry
Yeomanry Cavalry of Norfolk 1799-1864 by R Marrion
Yeomanry Cavalry of Norfolk 1905-1914 by R Marrion
Hampshire Carabiniers Yeomanry Cavalry 1887 by Michel Angelo Hayes
www.military-uniforms.com /yeomanry_cavalry.htm   (846 words)

  The Royal Yeomanry
The Royal Yeomanry is Britain’s most senior volunteer cavalry regiment –; one with a modern, relevant and exciting role.
The Royal Yeomanry is part of the Territorial Army.
The Royal Yeomanry maintains a presence throughout England, with squadrons in London, Croydon, Leicester, Nottingham, and Swindon.
www.army.mod.uk /royalyeomanry   (282 words)

  Yeomanry - LoveToKnow 1911
YEOMANRY, the name given to the volunteer mounted troops of the home defence army of Great Britain, ever since their original formation; it indicated that recruiting, organization and command were upon a county basis, the county gentlemen officering the force, the farmers and yeomen serving in its ranks, and all alike providing their own horses.
From the extinction of Chartism to the South African War the history of the yeomanry is uneventful.
In 1901 the yeomanry, now all styled "Imperial," was remodelled; and the strength of regiments was equalized on a four-squadron basis.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Yeomanry   (603 words)

 YEOMANRY - Online Information article about YEOMANRY   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although the yeomanry was created in 1761, it was not organized until 1994.
order, partly because of the probable renewal of the war, the yeomanry was retained, although the provisional cavalry was disbanded.
play a decisive part in the war against the Boers, the yeomanry again came to the front.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /YAK_ZYM/YEOMANRY.html   (864 words)

 Somerset Military Museum - North Somerset Yeomanry
In 1817 it was renamed the North Somerset Yeomanry Cavalry.
Revived after the Armistice, the North Somerset Yeomanry survived a threat of conversion to Artillery and started life as a Mounted Regiment in 1922, under Lt Col K G Spencer, and was trained as such until war broke out in 1939.
However, elements from the North Somerset Yeomanry and the West Somerset Yeomanry combined with the Somerset Light Infantry to form the Somerset Yeomanry and Light Infantry, which in 1971 became the 6th Battalion The Light Infantry (Volunteers).
www.sommilmuseum.org.uk /article.php?id=4   (869 words)

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This is intended to be a brief history of the Glamorgan Yeomanry and covers the period from the raising of the first volunteer forces in 1797 to the establishment of the Territorial Force in March 1908.
The Fairwood Troop of Yeomanry Cavalry, raised in 1798 by Sir Gabriel Powell, like the Swansea Cavalry, was allowed to remain in being despite the end of the war in 1802 and continued as in being as an independant force under the command of Sir Gabriel Powell.throughout the period 1802 - 1813.
On 4 June the Central Glamorgan Yeomanry arrived at Merthyr to provide further reinforcement, followed on 6 June by the Swansea and Fairwood Yeomanry (after a disasterous incident in which a detachment of the troop was disarmed by the rioters).
www.angelfire.com /ga/BobSanders/YEOMANRY.html   (1993 words)

HQ (Shropshire Yeomanry) Squadron at Telford with detachment at Coventry.
A (Warwickshire and Worcestershire Yeomanry) Squadron at Stourbridge.
A (Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire Yeomanry) Squadron at Dudley by merger of 'A' Squadron and 'B' Squadron.
www.win.tue.nl /~drenth/BritArmy/Lineage/YEOMANRY/index.html   (2672 words)

 Staffordshire Yeomanry from Alamein to Tunis
At last light on the 29th the Notts Yeomanry were heavily attacked by enemy tanks and the Staffordshire Yeomanry at once moved across to their support, although in the gathering darkness it was difficult to identify and engage the targets.
That night the Staffordshire Yeomanry leaguered three miles west of Galal and in the morning of the 6th the Brigade Group advanced along the line of the railway towards Fuka.
In the afternoon the available tanks of the Staffordshire Yeomanry, together with the Buffs' carriers, were formed into a column and swept the country to the east between Fuka and Galal from the main road to the sea in search of prisoners.
www.warchronicle.com /staffsyeo/historiantales_wwii/northafricareg.htm   (8848 words)

 Newhaven Fort, Displays, Sussex and Surrey Yeomanry
Yeomanry regiments were first raised over two hundred years ago to counter the many invasion threats to this country and they continued to be an important part of the British Army, serving in major conflicts worldwide.
This is a fascinating collection of uniforms, medals and other artefacts detailing the history of these two famous Yeomanry regiments.
This exhibition is presented at the fort courtesy of the Sussex and Surrey Yeomanry Association.
www.newhavenfort.org.uk /s_s_yeomanry.htm   (97 words)

 LOC 11039 - Saddlery, yeomanry - Nov. 1901
The Colonial and Yeomanry saddle was popular with both those units.
It was lighter and provided closer contact than the UP, but was neither as rugged, nor as adaptable to the heavy loads required of a campaign.
It is often seen used as an officer's saddle, especially among staffs.
mysite.verizon.net /vzeeir49/id61.html   (65 words)

 BerksFHS Family Historian Sep 2002 -The Berkshire Yeomanry 1794-2000 by Simon Frost
In the spring of 1794 the first troop of Berkshire Yeomanry, styled the Abingdon Independent Cavalry, was formed, and by 1804 eleven independent troops had been raised in Berkshire.
After two unsuccessful baffles in March and April to evict the Turkish Army from Gaza, the British forces were reorganised under their new commander General Allenby and the third Battle of Gaza was a notable success culminating in the capture of Jerusalem in December 1917.
In July 1945 the Berkshire Yeomanry sailed with the invasionary force on Operation Zipper aimed at the recapture of Malaya.
www.berksfhs.org.uk /journal/Sep2002/BerkshireYeomanry.htm   (1101 words)

 Imperial Yeomanry
The Yeomanry Cavalry came to the front during the Boer War and from a strength of 10,000 over 3,000 went to South Africa to form the Imperial Yeomanry and were used as mounted rifles.
The “First” Regiment of Yeomanry Cavalry The Wiltshire Yeomanry have as their motto “Primus in armis,” signifying that they were the first local body of cavalry, chiefly drawn from the class of yeomanry, to be formed into a regiment.
As the Dosrest Yeomanry galloped forward to charge the retreating enemy at Agagia on the afternoon of February 26th 1915, three maxime came into action against them, but the men were splendidly led and faced the fire magnificently.
www.regimental-art.com /yeomanry_territorial.htm   (2364 words)

 The Ayrshire Yeomanry (Earl of Carrick's Own)
In 1793 the 12th Earl of Cassillis formed, among the local farmers and townsmen, a troop of yeomanry known as "The Earl of Carrick's Own Yeomanry" in honour of their royal feudal superior, the Earl of Carrick and heir to the Crown.
This gave rise to the Ayrshire Yeomanry who saw service with their horses in many campaigns until they were finally dismounted during the first World War and attached to the County Regiment as foot soldiers.
In January of 1917, the Ayrshire Yeomanry and Lanarkshire Yeomanry were formed into the 12th (Ayr and Lanark Yeomanry) Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers.
www.maybole.org /photogallery/ayrshireyeomanry.htm   (340 words)

 The Collections - Worcestershire Yeomanry Museum
The collections of the Worcestershire Yeomanry Regiment are currently being re-housed in new display galleries at the City Museum, called "The Worcestershire Soldier", with the help of a grant of £323,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Drawing on these collections, and objects from the Worcestershire Yeomanry Cavalry and the City Museum Service, the new displays will tell the story of the people of Worcestershire and their role in the defence of Britain for over 300 years.
The collections are the property of the Worcestershire Yeomanry Museum Trust, which maintains close links with the successor regiment, the Royal Mercian and Lancastrian Yeomanry, but are managed by Worcester City Museums.
www.worcestercitymuseums.org.uk /coll/yeoman/yeoind.htm   (501 words)

 D Day Tanks and countdown to 60th anniversary of D-Day from the Tank Museum Bovington
Yeomanry began as volunteer cavalry at the time of the French Revolution, enrolled to defend their locality - County, City, Coast - from foreign invasion.
The Staffordshire Yeomanry was at the point of this attack but ran into heavy enemy forces heading towards the coast.
In the ensuing fighting, mostly against Panzer IV tanks of Panzer Regiment 22, the Staffordshire Yeomanry halted the German attack.
www.d-daytanks.org.uk /regiments/staffordshire-yeomanry.html   (269 words)

 Living Greyhawk: The Yeomanry
Living Greyhawk (LG) is a campaign run by the RPGA Network, part of the Wizards of the Coast.
The Yeomanry League corresponds to Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
In the world of Greyhawk, the Yeomanry is located in the far southwest of the known Oerth.
www.yeomanry.net   (342 words)

 Heritage and Environment Title
Formed in October 1796, the Irish Yeomanry were a local force, raised as a home guard defence to support the regular army.
The Yeomanry were recruited from both the Protestant and Roman Catholic population, and unlike the Militia, in more liberal regions Catholics were appointed officers.
In Ulster, Yeomanry Corps played a vital role in suppressing the rebellion and they were used as a direct response to the subversive activities of the United Irishmen.
www.ballymoney.gov.uk /htmlsite/heritagedetails.asp?id=37   (529 words)

 Manchester and Salford Yeomanry
Major Thomas Trafford, was appointed commander of the Yeomanry.
Hugh Birley, a factory owner from Manchester, was given the rank of captain and became Major Trafford's second-in-command.
Members of the Yeomanry tended to hold Tory political opinions and had a deep hatred of Radicals.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /PRyeomanry.htm   (149 words)

One of the few representative democracies in the Flanaess, the Yeomanry is an unusual land.
In order to gain a vote in the Yeomanry League, a citizen of majority age must have "carried a spear" (served in the militia or the army).
Meanwhile, an the influx of refugees from the Hold of the Sea Princes swells the population in the south Local landowners are displeased with the situation.
members.tripod.com /dndrealmsofadventure/yeomanry.htm   (218 words)

 East Lothian Yeomanry
The East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry, established in 1797, continued under that title until 1888 when the Regiment was re-named the” Lothians and BerwickshireYeomanry Cavalry” and in 1908 to the “Lothians and Borderhorse Cavalry.”
This unit was the successor of three yeomanry regiments, all of which were raised in 1797.
East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry, but in 1888 its title was changed to the Lothians and Berwickshire Yeomanry Cavalry.
www.flare.net /users/rsharman/eastlothianyeomanry.htm   (248 words)

 The Cheshire Yeomanry in 1914-1918
The Cheshire Yeomanry of the Great War was a descendant of a volunteer tradition that dates back to 1797, when six independent mounted troops were raised in the county during the crisis of the Napoleonic era.
In common with all such units, they were absorbed into the Territorial Force, when it was established in 1908 as part of wide-ranging reforms of the British Army in the light of experience of the South African war, and the growing international tension in Europe.
The newly-named “Cheshire Yeomanry (Earl of Chester’s) (Hussars)”; was composed of part-time soldiers.
www.1914-1918.net /CAVALRY/cheshire.htm   (362 words)

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