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Ref No D-YEO
Title Pembroke Yeomanry Papers
Description Miscellaneous papers relating to the history of Pembroke Yeomanry, [c. 1800]-1987, including regimental histories, articles, books, notes, lists of graves and officers, and photographs.

Arranged into the following: Pembroke Yeomanry; miscellaneous items; and Pembroke Yeomanry.
Date [c. 1800]-1987
AccessStatus Open
AccessConditions No restrictions
Extent 1 small archival box
AdminHistory The Pembroke Yeomanry was originally a volunteer cavalry force created in Pembrokeshire in 1794 as part of the Government's strategy for bolstering Britain's internal defences against France. The Yeomanry saw their first action during the French landing at Fishguard in 1797, becoming the only British Army unit to hold a battle honour for action within the British Isles. The Pembroke Yeomanry saw service in various theatres, notably the Boer War and the First World War. It survived through various reorganisations and by 1987 had become the 224 (Pembroke Yeomanry) Squadron, Royal Corps of Transport (Volunteers).
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