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Yeomanry is a designation used by a number of units or sub-units of the British Army Reserve, descended from volunteer cavalry regiments. [1]

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Armored car (military)

A military armored (or armoured) car is a lightweight wheeled armored fighting vehicle, historically employed for reconnaissance, internal security, armed escort, and other subordinate battlefield tasks.

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Army Air Corps (United Kingdom)

The Army Air Corps (AAC) is a component of the British Army, first formed in 1942 during the Second World War by grouping the various airborne units of the British Army (which are no longer part of the AAC).

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Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.

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Ayrshire (Earl of Carrick's Own) Yeomanry

The Ayrshire (Earl of Carrick's Own) Yeomanry was a Regiment of the British Yeomanry and is now an armoured Squadron of the Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry (SNIY), part of the British Army Reserve.

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Berkshire Yeomanry

The Berkshire Yeomanry was a regiment of the British Army formed in 1794 to counter the threat of invasion during the French Revolutionary Wars.

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Bodyguard (2011 Hindi film)

Bodyguard is a 2011 Indian action romance film co written and directed by Siddique.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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Cavalry regiments of the British Army

There are currently nine regular cavalry regiments of the British Army, of these, two serve as armoured regiments, three as armoured cavalry regiments, three as light cavalry and one as a mounted ceremonial regiment.

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Cheshire Yeomanry

The Cheshire Yeomanry was a yeomanry regiment that can trace its history back to 1797 when Sir John Leicester of Tabley raised a county regiment of light cavalry in response to the growing fears of invasion from Napoleonic France.

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Civil authority

Civil authority or civilian authority, also known as civilian government, is the practical implementation of a State, other than its military units, that enforces law and order.

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Company (military unit)

A company is a military unit, typically consisting of 80–150 soldiers and usually commanded by a major or a captain.

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County

A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes,Chambers Dictionary, L. Brookes (ed.), 2005, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh in certain modern nations.

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Croydon

Croydon is a large town in south London, England, south of Charing Cross.

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Denbighshire Hussars

The Denbighshire Hussars was a unit of the British Army formed in 1794.

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Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry

The Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry was a British Army regiment that existed from 1798 to 1992.

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Essex Yeomanry

The Essex Yeomanry is a British army unit which originated as a yeomanry regiment raised in 1797.

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Fife and Forfar Yeomanry/Scottish Horse

The Fife & Forfar Yeomanry/Scottish Horse is unit of the British Army regiment formed in 1956.

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French Revolution

The French Revolution (Révolution française) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies that lasted from 1789 until 1799.

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Glamorgan Yeomanry

The Glamorgan Yeomanry was a Yeomanry regiment of the British Army originally raised in the late eighteenth century as a result of concern over the threat of invasion by the French.

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Hampshire Yeomanry

The Hampshire Yeomanry was a yeomanry cavalry regiment formed by amalgamating older units raised between 1794 and 1803 during the French Revolutionary Wars.

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Imperial Yeomanry

The Imperial Yeomanry was a volunteer mounted force of the British Army that mainly saw action during the Second Boer War.

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Infantry

Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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Inns of Court & City Yeomanry

The Inns of Court & City Yeomanry is a British Army unit formed through the amalgamation of The Inns of Court Regiment (The Devil's Own) and The City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders) in 1961.

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Irish Rebellion of 1798

The Irish Rebellion of 1798 (Éirí Amach 1798), also known as the United Irishmen Rebellion (Éirí Amach na nÉireannach Aontaithe), was an uprising against British rule in Ireland lasting from May to September 1798.

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Kent and Sharpshooters Yeomanry

The Kent and Sharpshooters Yeomanry is a unit of the Territorial Army ('TA') that was formed in 1961 as the Kent and County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) by the amalgamation of two yeomanry regiments, the 297 (Kent Yeomanry) Regiment, Royal Artillery and the 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).

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King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (KOYLI) was a light infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Kingdom of Great Britain

The Kingdom of Great Britain, officially called simply Great Britain,Parliament of the Kingdom of England.

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Leicestershire and Derbyshire Yeomanry

The Leicestershire and Derbyshire (Prince Albert's Own) Yeomanry was formed in 1956 as a Regiment of the British Army.

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Light cavalry

Light cavalry comprises lightly armed and lightly armoured troops mounted on horses, as opposed to heavy cavalry, where the riders (and sometimes the horses) are heavily armored.

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List of British Army Yeomanry Regiments converted to Royal Artillery

This is a list of British Army Yeomanry Regiments converted to Royal Artillery.

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Long Range Desert Group

The Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) was a reconnaissance and raiding unit of the British Army during the Second World War.

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Lothians and Border Horse

The Lothians and Border Horse was a Yeomanry regiment, part of the British Territorial Army.

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Lovat Scouts

The Lovat Scouts was a British Army unit first formed during the Second Boer War as a Scottish Highland yeomanry regiment of the British Army.

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Middlesex Yeomanry

The Middlesex Yeomanry was a volunteer cavalry regiment originally raised in 1797.

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Military volunteer

A military volunteer is a person who enlists in military service by free will, and is not a mercenary or a foreign legionnaire.

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Napoleon

Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.

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No. 677 (Suffolk and Norfolk Yeomanry) Squadron AAC

677 (Suffolk and Norfolk Yeomanry) Squadron Army Air Corps, was formed on 2 July 2006, from the re-role of 202 (The Suffolk and Norfolk Yeomanry) Battery Royal Artillery (Volunteers).

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North Irish Horse

The North Irish Horse is a yeomanry unit of the British Territorial Army raised in the northern counties of Ireland in the aftermath of the Second Boer War.

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North Somerset Yeomanry

The North Somerset Yeomanry was a regiment of the British Army from 1798 to 1967.

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Northumberland Hussars

The Northumberland Hussars is a British Territorial Army Squadron equipped with FV107 Scimitar and FV103 Spartan armoured reconnaissance vehicles.

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Pembroke Yeomanry

The Pembroke Yeomanry was a regiment of the British Army formed in 1794.

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Peterloo Massacre

The Peterloo Massacre occurred at St Peter's Field, Manchester, England, on 16 August 1819, when cavalry charged into a crowd of 60,000–80,000 who had gathered to demand the reform of parliamentary representation.

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Police

A police force is a constituted body of persons empowered by a state to enforce the law, to protect people and property, and to prevent crime and civil disorder.

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Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry

The Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry was a yeomanry regiment of the British Army founded in 1794 as the Dorsetshire Regiment of Volunteer Yeomanry Cavalry in response to the growing threat of invasion during the Napoleonic wars.

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Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars

The Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars was the designated name of a Yeomanry regiment of the British Army formed in 1794.

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Queen's Own Warwickshire and Worcestershire Yeomanry

The Queens Own Warwickshire & Worcestershire Yeomanry was a regiment of the Territorial Army, formed in 1956 by the amalgamation of the Warwickshire Yeomanry and the Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars.

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Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars

The Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars was a Yeomanry regiment of the British Army.

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Queen's Own Yeomanry

The Queen's Own Yeomanry (QOY) is one of the Army Reserve light armoured reconnaissance regiments.

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Queen's Own Yorkshire Dragoons

The Queen's Own Yorkshire Dragoons was a yeomanry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1794 to 1956.

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Queen's Own Yorkshire Yeomanry

The Queen's Own Yorkshire Yeomanry was a Yeomanry regiment of the British Army from 1956 to 1971.

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Regiment

A regiment is a military unit.

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Royal Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Artillery, commonly referred to as the Royal Artillery (RA) and colloquially known as "The Gunners", is the artillery arm of the British Army.

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Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry

The Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry is an Operational Hygiene Squadron of the Royal Logistic Corps, originally formed as cavalry in 1794, and has also served in artillery and signals roles.

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Royal Corps of Signals

The Royal Corps of Signals (often simply known as the Royal Signals - abbreviated to R SIGNALS) is one of the combat support arms of the British Army.

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Royal Devon Yeomanry

The Royal Devon Yeomanry was a Yeomanry regiment of the British Army, formed in 1920.

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Royal Engineers

The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.

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Royal Gloucestershire Hussars

The Royal Gloucestershire Hussars was a volunteer yeomanry regiment which, in the 20th century, became part of the British Army Reserve.

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Royal Logistic Corps

The Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) provides logistic support functions to the British Army.

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Royal Wessex Yeomanry

The Royal Wessex Yeomanry (RWxY) is a Reserve armoured regiment of the British Army Reserve consisting of five squadrons.

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Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry

The Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry (RWY) was a Yeomanry regiment of the Kingdom of Great Britain and the United Kingdom established in 1794.

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Royal Yeomanry

The Royal Yeomanry (RY) is the senior reserve light cavalry regiment of the Army Reserve.

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Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry

The Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry (SNIY) is a new creation, created out of the restructuring of the Yeomanry Regiments.

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Second Boer War

The Second Boer War (11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902) was fought between the British Empire and two Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South Africa.

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Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry

The Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry (SRY) is one of the five squadrons of the Royal Yeomanry (RY), a light cavalry regiment of the Army Reserve.

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Shropshire Yeomanry

The Shropshire Yeomanry was a yeomanry regiment of the British Army, first raised in 1795, which served as a cavalry and dismounted infantry regiment in the First World War and as a cavalry and an artillery regiment in the Second World War.

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Staffordshire Yeomanry

The Staffordshire Yeomanry (Queen's Own Royal Regiment) was a unit of the British Army.

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Surrey Yeomanry

The Surrey Yeomanry was a unit of the British Army formed as volunteer cavalry in 1794.

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Sussex Yeomanry

The Sussex Yeomanry is a yeomanry regiment of the British Army formed in 1794.

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Territorial Force

The Territorial Force was a part-time volunteer organisation, created in 1908 to help meet the military needs of the United Kingdom (UK) without resorting to conscription.

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Tower of London

The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London.

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Volunteer Force

The Volunteer Force was a citizen army of part-time rifle, artillery and engineer corps, created as a popular movement throughout the British Empire in 1859.

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Warwickshire Yeomanry

The Warwickshire Yeomanry was a yeomanry regiment of the British Army, first raised in 1794, which served as cavalry and machine gunners in the First World War and as a cavalry and an armoured regiment in the Second World War, before being amalgamated into the Queen's Own Warwickshire and Worcestershire Yeomanry in 1956.

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Westminster Dragoons

The Westminster Dragoons (WDs) is central London’s only Army Reserve cavalry subunit.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yeoman

A yeoman was a member of a social class in late medieval to early modern England.

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Yeomanry Cavalry

The Yeomanry Cavalry was the mounted component of the British Volunteer Corps, a military auxiliary established in the late 18th century amid fears of invasion and insurrection during the French Revolutionary Wars.

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Yeomanry order of precedence

Precedence is the order in which the various corps of the British Army parade, from right to left, with the unit at the extreme right being highest.

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Yeomen of the Guard

The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard are a bodyguard of the British Monarch.

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Yeomen Warders

The Yeomen Warders of Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress the Tower of London, and Members of the Sovereign's Body Guard of the Yeoman Guard Extraordinary, popularly known as the Beefeaters, are ceremonial guardians of the Tower of London.

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101 (City of London) Engineer Regiment

101 (City of London) Engineer Regiment (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) is a regiment of the British Army's Royal Engineers.

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104th Regiment Royal Artillery

104 Regiment Royal Artillery is part of the Army Reserve and has sub-units throughout Wales and the West Midlands of England.

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106th (Yeomanry) Regiment Royal Artillery

The 106 (Yeomanry) Regiment Royal Artillery is part of the Army Reserve and have sub-units throughout the South of England.

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157 (Welsh) Regiment RLC

157 (Welsh) Regiment RLC is a regiment of the British Army's Royal Logistic Corps.

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165 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC

165 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC is an Army Reserve regiment of the British Army's Royal Logistic Corps.

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32 Signal Regiment

The 32nd Signal Regiment is a British Army Reserve Regiment of the Royal Corps of Signals.

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37 Signal Regiment

37th Signal Regiment is an Army Reserve regiment in the Royal Corps of Signals in the British Army.

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39 (Skinners) Signal Regiment

39 (Skinners) Signal Regiment (Volunteers) is an Army Reserve regiment in the Royal Corps of Signals in the British Army.

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71 (Yeomanry) Signal Regiment

71 (City of London) Yeomanry Signal Regiment is an Army Reserve regiment in the Royal Corps of Signals in the British Army.

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Yeoman Cavalry, Yeomanry Cavalry (disambiguation).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yeomanry

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