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Words related to yeomanry

class of small freeholders who cultivated their own land

a British volunteer cavalry force organized in 1761 for home defense later incorporated into the Territorial Army

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He joined the Territorial Army while still at school and when the Second World War broke out, he signed up for the Warwickshire Yeomanry because he loved horses.
The event was arranged by officer cadets from Leeds University Officer Training Corps, along with soldiers from 269 Battery Royal Artillery, 150 Transport Regiment, 102 Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, 150 Provost Company Royal Military Police, the Queen's Own Yeomanry and 4th Battalion Parachute Regiment.
e county's Yeomanry was formed in 1794 and e county's Yeomanry was formed in 1794 and the museum tells its story through photos, medals, uniforms and stories of those who made up the ranks.
The Queen's Own Yeomanry is a formation reconnaissance regiment in the Royal Armoured Corps and was formed in 1971.
These will be the 1st The Queen's Dragoons Guards, Queen's Royal Hussars (the Queen's Own and Royal Irish), 9th/12th Lancers (Prince of Wales's), King's Regiment, Royal Anglian Regiment, Light Infantry, Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment), Royal Army Medical Corps, Royal Yeomanry, 68 (Inns of Court and City), Yeomanry Signal Squadron, 71st Yeomanry Signal Regiment (Volunteers), "A" (London Scottish) Company, the London Regiment and a dismounted detachment of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment.
Before he went to court, Allan told how he had served with the Lothian and Borders Yeomanry.
30pm and the D (Northumberland Hussars) Squadron, Queen's Own Yeomanry will hold its event on Saturday November 30 between 11am and 3pm.
Four members of the Glamorgan Yeomanry Troop, who are based in Cardiff, are in charge of the operation.
100 Years Ago Trooper Herbert Chandler of the Warwickshire Yeomanry was practising tent-pegging at Warwick last evening when the shaft of the lance broke, and the point, doubling back, pierced the horse's neck and the saddle and entered the man's abdomen, causing shocking injuries.
Watch him in the Staffordshire Yeomanry Challenge Cup Novices Chase.
Non Vintage returned to the winner's circle for the first time since his victory over course and distance last October with a seven-length success in the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry Handicap Hurdle.
Their new unit, B (LDY) Squadron, The Royal Yeomanry is just one of over 100 TA units from across the country that will take part in the nationwide recruitment campaign to demonstrate to the public what the TA is all about.
The Prince saluted 60 soldiers of The Queen's Own Yeomanry, from the Territorial Army, at Newcastle's Grey Monument, in his capacity as Royal Honorary Colonel of the regiment.
The city's Lord Mayor, Freda Salway, and Glamorgan's Lord Lieutenant Norman Lloyd Edwards will attend with Lieutenant Colonel Brooks Ward, the Colonel of the Glamorgan Yeomanry.
During World War One he served as an officer with the Warwickshire Yeomanry, and found his true vocation as a descriptive writer.