Records of the Dorset Yeomanry (Queens Own)

by C. W. Thompson

Publisher: Dorset County Chronicle Printing Works in Dorchester

Written in English
Published: Pages: 192 Downloads: 919
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Statementcompiled by C. W. Thompson.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 192, xxv, 6 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20269603M

Feb 26,  · The Dorset Yeomanry waited for the fugitives to move a distance from the trenches and wire around the sand hill position and moved about metres (1, yd) west of the Senussi line of retreat. The Senussi were seen at p.m. strung out over kilometres (1 mi) of desert, with camels and baggage in front. Jun 26,  · Queens own Dorset Yeomanry «on: Saturday 21 May 05 BST (UK)» Does any one know where i can find out about this regiment, one of my ancestors had quite a colourful history in there service, would love to find out more about them, thanks, sandra. Records of the Norfolk Yeomanry Cavalry: To which is Added the Fencible and Provisional Cavalry of the Same County from to ; Together with the Account of the 43rd and 44th Squadrons of Imperial Yeomanry, who Volunteered for the South African War Military Records Dorset in the Great War is a website that contains names of those who died and the parish they came from, information about the Dorsetshire Regiment in the Great War, and the Dorset Yeomanry At Agagia - Roll of Honour.

Fencibles were usually classed with the militia, and records are kept with militia records. Yeomanry were volunteer regiments, records of which often do not survive or are less complete than other military records. Colonial armies were forces raised in other countries. Records of these forces are usually in the country where the forces were raised. Records of the Dorset Yeomanry Records of the Dorset Yeomanry Regimental Records of Highland Light Infantry (Old 71st & 74th) The 25th Division in France and Flanders The Ancient Vellum Book of the Honourable Artillery Company The Royal 1st Devon Yeomanry was a Yeomanry regiment of the British raised in , it participated in the Second Boer War and the First World War before being amalgamated with the Royal North Devon Yeomanry in to form the Royal Devon British Army. The 2nd Battalion sailed on the Simla, on 28th November , arrived at the Cape about 17th December, and were sent to Durban. Along with the 2nd Somerset Light Infantry and 2nd Middlesex they formed the 10th Brigade under Major General Talbot Coke, and part of .

Product: PDF Books About The History Of Dorset Including Transcriptions Of Parish Registers On 1 DVD Transcripts Of Registers01 Almer - Baptisms, /5(1). The date of the action was also Whittle’s book ‘Records of the Dorset Yeomanry ’ records on page 86 that the Corps Commander approved on the field the award of the Military Medal to 7 men of the Dorset Yeomanry for this action, when his regiment had performed a charge, which was considered a complete success with the. Took over the horses from 2/1st West Kent Yeomanry in November , becoming a mounted unit again. Became Cyclists again in September , and moved to Ireland in early 3/1st. Formed as a Third-Line training unit in Remained in United Kingdom until disbanded in early Links. Other regiments of Yeomanry. 2nd Mounted Division. The entire wikipedia with video and photo galleries for each article. Find something interesting to watch in British Army.

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Records of the Dorset Imperial Yeomanry: (Queen's Own) Hardcover – September 1, by M F Gage (Author), Charles William Thompson (Creator)Author: M F Gage. Digitized by Google iO Records ot the Dorset Yeomanry. A detachment of eight men, under Lieut H.

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Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry This page summarises records created by this Organisation The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the. Queen's Own Dorset and West Somerset Yeomanry Medium Regiment RA (TA) Catalogue description records of Dorset Yeomanry, incl regimental order books, corresp This record is held by Dorset.

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Wyville (Charles Wyville), Sir, Hackett (R.G.) South African War Books, page vii, 'The volume is arranged in three parts.

The first is a regimental record from to August The second, (pages ) concerns the Dorset Yeomanry in South Africa and part three relates to regimental uniforms and organisation of troop and squadrons from to The Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry was founded as the Dorset Regiment of Volunteer Yeomanry Cavalry in In response to the growing threat of invasion during the Napoleonic wars.

It gained its first royal association in as The Princess Victoria's Regiment of Dorset Yeomanry Cavalry, and its second in as the Queen's Own Regiment of Dorset Yeomanry Cavalry.

Feb 26,  · Now that I live in Sherborne, I have tracked down a copy of the book with the maps in it (Records of the Dorset Yeomanry ) in Sherborne Museum and it once belonged to a Mr W L Warr of Half Moon Street and in the back of the book are. In it gained royal patronage as The Princess Victoria's Regiment of Dorset Yeomanry Cavalry and in June became the Queen's Own Regiment of Dorset Yeomanry Cavalry.

At some point thereafter it was renamed as the Dorset Yeomanry (Queen's Own) with headquarters at British Army. In September the 2/1st Dorset Yeomanry was formed, later converting into a cyclist unit in A 3/1 st unit was formed in which remained in the UK until disbanded in All three units drew their regimental numbers from the same series.

I also offer a comprehensive, fast and cost-effective military history research service. Follow the link for more information. The Queen’s Own Dorset Yeomanry was formed on 9 th May as the Dorsetshire Regiment of Volunteer Yeomanry Cavalry. It was a territorial unit, which being home-based had as its primary duty, the defence of England against invasion, a concept originating in the Napoleonic days, rather than for service overseas.

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British Army Serjeant Corps of Hussars. British Army Serjeant Dorset Yeomanry (Queen's Own) More about Arthur Cutler. Cuthbert George Purchase. The History of the Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry in Jerusalem had surrendered (9th December) and Jericho was to be captured on 21st February, enabling the British to have a footing in the Jordan Valley and Jaffa had also been secured.

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Show more. Records of the Dorset Yeomanry (Queen's Own), Related content. Story: George Jesse was born in Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset on 9th Septemberthe son of Richard John Jesse and Mary Ann Jesse.

He had enlisted on 8th Junejoining the Dorset Yeomanry (Service No. ), remaining on the Reserve when he returned to farming at his home at Little Hartgrove Farm in Fontmell Magna. Antiquarian and second hand books relating to Dorset are available from Ivor Cornish at Information of the location of Quaker Records in Dorset provided by the The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment, The Dorset Yeomanry, The Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry, The Dorset Militia, The Royal Devon Yeomanry and 94 Field Regiment RA.

Societies. * D (Royal Devon Yeomanry) Squadron The Royal Wessex Yeomanry, which was formed incurrently serves two roles; the Dorset Yeomanry serves as an infrastructure and training squadron for the armour replacement role, while the other three squadrons are operational as armour replacements on the Challenger 2 tank.

Feb 26,  · The Dorset Yeomanry at the Action of Agagia Walking around Sherborne Cemetery recently, I found a partly-disassembled pink-granite cross in the north eastern corner.

Standing next to the tall Celtic cross memorial to the McAdam and McCreery families (which is where General Sir Richard Loudon McCreery and his wife are buried), a smaller Latin cross next to.

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Our large music departments stocks CDs. Oct 22,  · I have a privately published A5 book running to 65 pages Farrier Corporal, the Dorset 'Queens Own'Yeomanry Regards Ian Hi Ian, a long shot this far down the line, 'IM' me with the cost of a copy and I'll let you know.

THOMPSON, C.W. Records of the Dorset Yeomanry ("Queen's Own”). Dorset County Chronicle, In The Batten Library and other Important Books a. Church Records. The parish register dates from the year The original register books are now deposited with the Dorset Archives Service, but have been digitised by and made available on their site (subscription required).

Pte. Lancelot Lucien Martin Dorset Yeomanry (d Aug ) Lancelot Lucien Martin, my Great Uncle, was born in in Tarrant Keyneston Dorset, son of Montague Francis and Carrie Martin, nee Voss, of Manor Farm, Handley, Salisbury.

Lancelot was killed in action on. For records of the Yeomanry, Volunteers and Territorials see our guide on The National Archives is the UK government's official archive.

Our main duties are to preserve Government records and to set standards in information management and re-use. Feb 16,  · Only trouble is his index card has him in The East Riding of Yorkshire Yeomanry with a service number of and also the Corps of Hussars with the service number I know the Territorial Force Yeomanry were renumbered in and his number of is a Dorset Yeo number in the Corps of Hussars.

The Leicestershire Yeomanry (Prince Albert's Own) was a yeomanry regiment of the British Army, first raised in and again inwhich provided cavalry and mounted infantry in the Second Boer War and the First World War and provided two field artillery regiments of the Royal Artillery in the Second World War, before being amalgamated with the Derbyshire Yeomanry into forming the Branch: British Army.

The Royal Wessex Yeomanry (RWxY) is a Reserve armoured regiment of the British Army Reserve consisting of five squadrons. Formerly part of 43 (Wessex) Brigade, the regiment joined 3rd (UK) Division in Julyto provide armoured (main battle tank) resilience to Branch: British Army.

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23 in Yeomanry Order of preference. Raised as Dorsetshire Regiment of Volunteer Yeomanry Cavalry with six troops in becoming the Dorsetshire Rangers in with an additional troop. Disbanded in they were re-raised the following year with the same title as but was again disbanded in Discover your ancestors who served in the Anglo-Boer War between and This unique database of more than sources may reveal the unit your ancestor served with and any medals, honors, or awards they won.

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