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  • The lost, but newly found, Passage of Slerotin has brought much unwanted attention to the Yeomanry as hordes of adventures, fortune seekers and worse flock to the realm. This activity is located approximately 12 miles from the city of Westburn. — “Yeomanry - Ghwiki”,
  • Online Information article about YEOMANRY play a decisive part in the war against the Boers, the yeomanry again came to the front. — “YEOMANRY - Online Information article about YEOMANRY”,
  • A Record of the West Somerset Yeomanry 1914-1919 YEOMANRY & RESERVE CAVALRY. 1st Co Of London Yeomanry (Middle*** Duke of Cambridge Hussars). — “World War One Photos. Yeomanry And Reserve Cavalry”, ww1
  • New units were formed at the same time in other Corps, most notably The Royal Corps of Signals, thus preserving Yeomanry titles. The reductions of 1967 proved to drastic, so that in 1971 four new Yeomanry regiments were formed out of the existing cadres. — “Yeomanry”,
  • yeomanry Yeomanry were British volunteer cavalry. In March 1794 PM Pitt the Younger' introduced a Bill calling for the formation of volunteer cavalry. — “yeomanry: Definition from ”,
  • During the first half of the nine***th century, Yeomanry Regiments were used extensively in support of the civil authority to quell riots and civil disturbances (including the Peterloo Massacre), but as police forces took over this role, the Yeomanry concentrated on local defence. — “Yeomanry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Photographs of the Wiltshire Yeomanry during the reign of Queen Victoria 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. — “Wiltshire Yeomanry”,
  • The Band of the Surrey Yeomanry is a 35-piece concert band based in Reigate, Surrey The Band of the Surrey Yeomanry is a concert band affiliated to the Regimental Association of the Surrey Yeomanry. — “http:///”,
  • Yeomanry is a designation used by a number of units or sub-units of the British Territorial Army, descended from volunteer cavalry regiments. Members of the yeomanry were not obliged to serve overseas without their individual consent. — “Yeomanry”,
  • Definition of word from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games. Definition of YEOMANRY. 1 : the body of yeomen; specifically : the body of small landed proprietors of the middle class. 2 : a British volunteer cavalry force created from. — “Yeomanry - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster”, merriam-
  • yeomanry (plural yeomanries) 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. [edit] Related terms. yeoman. Retrieved from "http:///wiki/yeomanry". — “yeomanry - Wiktionary”,
  • Definition of yeomanry in the Online Dictionary. Meaning of yeomanry. Pronunciation of yeomanry. Translations of yeomanry. yeomanry synonyms, yeomanry antonyms. Information about yeomanry in the free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. — “yeomanry - definition of yeomanry by the Free Online”,
  • The Official Es*** Yeomanry Web Site. Information provided by and for EYA members and available to anyone interested in the Es*** Yeomanry. Wanted any information, militaria and articles on the Es*** Yeomanry. — “Welcome to the Es*** Yeomanry Association”, es***-
  • Yeomanry definition, yeomen collectively. See more. yeomanry. in English history, a class intermediate between the gentry and the labourers; a yeoman was usually a landholder but could also be a retainer, guard, attendant, or subordinate official. — “Yeomanry | Define Yeomanry at ”,
  • Definition of yeomanry from Webster's New World College Dictionary. Meaning of yeomanry. Pronunciation of yeomanry. Definition of the word yeomanry. Origin of the word yeomanry. — “yeomanry - Definition of yeomanry at ”,
  • Imperial Yeomanry. Lt. The Hon. P C Evans-Freke pictured here in the uniform of the Imperial Yeomanry, his folding Forage cap is the "Imperial Yeomanry" with a small white metal badge of the Imperial Yeomanry (Prince of Wales Feathers) with gilt coronet. — “Leicestershire Yeomanry : Guidons & Banners”,
  • Worcester Yeomanry Cavalry is a living history re-enactment group which meets at Eastnor Castle in Herefordshire and other sites in Worstershire. We appear in full period costume in the year 1803. — “WORCESTER YEOMANRY CAVALRY”,
  • Myspace Music profile for Yeomanry. Download Yeomanry Alternative / Indie / Acoustic music singles, watch music videos, listen to free streaming mp3s, & read Yeomanry's blog. — “Yeomanry on Myspace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures”,
  • The Yeomanry has traditionally been the mounted arm of the volunteers and militia who protected the British Isles when the regular army was overseas. The Yeomanry has long has a reputation as being the reserve of reactionaries and social conservatives, much like the Cavalry. — “British Army Yeomanry”,
  • Welcome to the site that is dedicated to keeping The Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry Old Comrades Association Members up to date on all that is happening within the Association. Yeomanry. The Association HQ is located at S Squadron (Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry) Royal Yeomanry, Carlton Drill Hall ,Nottingham. — “Home”,
  • Encyclopedia article about yeomanry. Information about yeomanry in the Columbia Encyclopedia, Computer Desktop Encyclopedia, computing dictionary. fife and forfar yeomanry. — “yeomanry definition of yeomanry in the Free Online Encyclopedia”, encyclopedia2
  • 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, But an amending act was soon passed, by which yeomanry cavalry could be substituted for provisional cavalry in the county quota. — “Yeomanry - LoveToKnow 1911”, 1911
  • The Yeomanry League is attacked from within! Freeholder Marius Lindon is missing, gone since midwinter. Over three years ago, the Yeomanry was rocked by powerful earthquakes, centered at the town of Hardwick, later known as the Landstraad. — “Living Greyhawk Yeomanry”,

Videos

  • B(Leicestershire & Derbyshire Yeomanry) Sqn ,Menin Gate Ypres Belguim 16th may 2009 B(Leicestershire & Derbyshire Yeomanry) Sqn was given special permission to parade at the memin gate Ypres in order to remember the fallen at the battle of frezenburg may 1915.The Leicestershire Yeomanry held the line when others fell back. The officers and men who gave their lives saved Ypres from falling into German hands by holding the line long enough for reinforcements to arrive,but with heavy losses! ****soundtrack had to be changed due to copyright, was better playing to `brothers in arms`****
  • 16th Lancers Display Troop, Wollaton Park 2009 16th Lancers Display Troop and First Aid Nursing Yeomanry at Wollaton Park, Nottingham. Part of the Armed Forces Weekend '09.
  • Lanarkshire Yeomanry
  • The Band of the Surrey Yeomanry Dambusters
  • The Band of the Surrey Yeomanry New Baroque Suit
  • Luftwaffe March 2010 Collage of Photo's to Ron Goodwins Luftwaffe March with the Es*** Yeomanry Band of 2010.
  • Special Last Post Ceremony at the Menem Gate in Ieper, Belgium on 2009 05 16 Es*** Yeomanry and the Leicestershire & Derbyshire Yeomanry and their bands with the Last Post Assoication conduct at special ceremony at the Menen Gate in Ypra, Belgium on 16 May 2009.
  • TA Afghanistan Training 01.09.10 Cyprus may be a holiday island but for more than a hundred members of the Territorial Army who are visiting, there's no time to rest. For two weeks, soldiers from the Royal Yeomanry Regiment are on exercise learning infantry tactics and it's given many of them a taste of life in theatre.
  • The Band Of The Surrey Yeomanry 1812 Overture
  • Royal wes*** Yeomanry D Sqdn at there best
  • The Band Of The Surrey Yeomanry Eastbourne 3
  • OP telic 4, Queens Royal Lancers/Royal yeomanry D sqn Queens Royal Lancers ,RWF battle group April - oct 2004 .2nd troop D sqn
  • The Band of the Surrey Yeomanry Broardway Show Stoppers
  • Michael Wittmann Michael Wittmann (22 April 1914 - 8 August 1944) was a German SS-Hauptsturmführer during World War II. Wittman's crews (chiefly gunner Balthasar "Bobby" Woll, also a Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross holder) are credited with the confirmed destruction of 138 tanks and 132 anti-tank guns, along with an unknown number of other armoured vehicles. Together with Johannes Bölter, Ernst Barkmann, Otto Carius and Kurt Knispel (the top scoring German Panzer ace of the war with 168 confirmed tank kills[3]), he is considered to be one of the greatest tank commanders in history.[citation needed] He is famous for his ambush of elements of the 4th County of London Yeomanry, British 7th Armoured Division, during the Battle of Villers-Bocage on June 13 1944. While in command of a single Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger he destroyed between 10 and 11 tanks, 2 anti-tank guns and 13 personnel carriers within the space of 15 minutes.[4][5][6] The circumstances behind Wittmanns death have caused some debate and discussion over the years, but it has been generally accepted that Trooper Joe Ekins in a Sherman Firefly commanded by Sergeant Gordon of the 1st Northamptonshire Yeomanry was his killer.[7][8][9][10] However, in recent years, some commentators have suggested that members of the Canadian Sherbrooke Fusiliers Regiment may have instead been responsible.
  • Leicestershire Yeomanry Sports
  • Queen's Own Yeomanry Territorial Army soldiers marched through York's streets to exercise their newly-granted Freedom of the City, accompanied by eight light reconnaissance tanks and the Heavy Cavalry and Cambrai Band. The 80 soldiers from the Queen's Own Yeomanry received the new honour from the Lord Mayor of York. The Queen's Own Yeomanry is an armoured reconnaissance regiment and has squadrons in York, Newcastle, Ayr, Cupar and Belfast.
  • Leicestershire Yeomanry Leicestershire Yeomanry c1938
  • The Band of the Surrey Yeomanry Sing
  • The Band of the Surrey Yeomanry Barnard Castle
  • 46 Cheshire Yeomanry/ Arnhem battle veteran Bill Parker tells a horse story In 1942, the last British regiment to deploy horses (the Cheshire Yeomanry) lost there horses. They were the final unit to use horses in WWII after its being deployed in two units, one to South Europe, the other to England to become the 17SoL later deployed to Western Europe during Operation Neptune. The regiment became a signal corps after 1942. But before that, many lovely horsey stories were born. This is one of them.
  • Cheshire Yeomanry 2009 Veteran of Cheshire Yeomanry, Signals Corps who landed D-Day plus 1. Interviewed during sail of English Channel to Normandy June 04, 2009. Audio difficult at times.
  • yeomanry i pick the flowers...i mean the rosebuds..i mean the beets!
  • The Band Of The Surrey Yeomanry The Faithfull Plough
  • The Band Of The Surrey Yeomanry Eastbourne 2
  • The Band of the Surrey Yeomanry Sousa!
  • The Band of the Surrey Yeomanry Les meserables
  • Bucks Yeomanry Guidon Conservation by Katherine Barker BA (Hons) BSc AMA ACR
  • The Band of the Surrey Yeomanry The wee mcgregor
  • Highland Cathedral with Massed Bands of the Es*** Yeomanry and Es*** Caledonian Pipes Highland Cathedral with Pipe Band March on - performed by the Massed Band's of the Es*** Yeomanry and Es*** Caledonian on behalf of the Yeomanry Band's 200th Anniversary. This concert was held in aid of Farleigh Hospice. Solo Piper, Pipe Major Wally Wallace of the Es*** Caledonian Pipe Band.
  • Yeomanry receptie 14 jan 2011
  • b Squadron ROYAL YEOMANRY most of the photos from germany camp 2006
  • The Band of the Surrey Yeomanry Trailblaze
  • 42 Cheshire Yeomanry/ Royal Signal Corps veteran Bill Parker interviewed for the BBC news Look for the BBC news item at www.channel4.com
  • Lindley Boer war-- yeomanry battle re-enactment 2009 Produced by Free State independent Film Festival
  • Chelmsford Museum 21/55 - Es*** Yeomanry + guard duty The Es*** Yeomanry is a yeomanry regiment of the British Army. The Es*** Yeomanry was raised in 1797 and remains part of the current British Army order of battle. The regiment recruits volunteers from the county of Es*** in the East of England. The Es*** Yeomanry was raised in 1797 during the Napoleonic Wars as a number of independent troops. The regiment was brought together as the "Es*** Yeomanry Cavalry" in 1814. The regiment was disbanded in 1828, but with the expansion of the volunteer movement in the 1850s the regiment was re-raised as the "West Es*** Yeomanry Cavalry" in 1857. The regiment was disbanded again in 1877, but an "Es*** Troop" continued to serve under command of the "Loyal Suffolk Hussars". Today the Es*** Yeomanry tradition is continued through the men and women of the Territorial Army who serve as members of 70 (Es*** Yeomanry) Signal Squadron, which forms part of 71 Yeomanry Signal Regiment in the Royal Corps of Signals. The squadron headquarters and 881 Troop are located in Chelmsford with 882 Troop based in Harlow. Members of the squadron still wear the Green Beret of the Es*** Yeomanry and are liable for active duty under the Reserve Forces Act 1996. In recent years, soldiers from the Squadron have contributed to defensive, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations in Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo and Iraq. Following the announcement of Royal Signals Territorial Army restructuring on Tuesday 28th April 2009 in the Houses of Parliament, 70 (Es*** ...
  • The War File -Women Who Went To War The true accounts and dedication of women who contributed to the British war effort during World War Two. Including: The Royals - Women's Auxiliary Air Force - Women's Royal Naval Service - Auxiliary Territorial Service - Women's Voluntary Service - Auxiliary Fire Service - Air Raid Wardens - Civil Defence Workers - Women's Transport Services - The Red Cross Nurses - Resistance Workers - Air Transport Auxiliary - Ambulance Service - The Land Army - Industrial Workers - First Aid Nursing Yeomanry - The Stars & Celebrities of ENSA PEGDVD1065 0220
  • Les Miserables Les Miserable performed by the Es*** Yeomanry Band Live at their Christmas Concert 2008
  • Wittman v Ekins " death of an SS Tank Ace".wmv A trailer for a DVD being released in spring 2010 which re- examines at the death of SS Hauptsturmfuhrer (Capt) Michael Wittmann on 8th aug 1944 during Op Totalize. The DVD content is based on interviews with Joe Ekins of the Northamptonshire Yeomanry and an examination of the battlefield by battlefield historians and ex soldiers. The DVD has been produced by BHTV and Pen and Sword Digital.
  • The Band Of The Surrey Yeomanry Eastbourne 1
  • Wittmann vs Ekins * Charts the military lives and experiences of Michael Wittmann and Joe Ekins from the time they joined their respective armies to the moment they met on the Normandy Battlefields * Using models and the latest technology the capabilities and merits of their respective tanks are ***yzed. * The film paints a full picture of the battle fought between the tanks of the Northamptonshire Yeomanry and the Black Watch infantry with the elite SS panzers. The story of two men destined to face each other on the battlefields of Normandy is told in this program. Michael Wittmann was a knight of the *** empire, a natural and accomplished soldier and highly decorated. Like Wittmann, Trooper Joe Ekins, a shoemaker from Northamptonshire, was a volunteer for military service but there the similarities ended. Joe was a reluctant soldier in a county yeomanry armored regiment, while Wittmann served in the Waffen SS's elite Tiger Battalion. Panzer ace Wittmann had 138 tank kills to his name, including an impressive score against 7th Armoured Division at Villers Bocage early in the Normandy Campaign but by August 1944 the Allied breakout was gaining momentum and I SS Panzer Corps were struggling to contain the British and Canadians as they fought towards Falaise. In the fields south of Caen Wittmann's Tiger and Joe Ekins's Sherman Firefly were pitted against each other but how was the Panzer Ace finally knocked out? Joe Ekins, Veteran of the Battle of Normandy and the North West European ...
  • Leicestershire Yeomanry Leicestershire Yeomanry c1939
  • The Band Of The Surrey Yeomanry The Phantom Of The Opera