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yeomanry

1. yeomen collectively
2. (in Britain) a volunteer cavalry force, organized in 1761 for home defence: merged into the Territorial Army in 1907
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After the Queen's Own Yeomanry Facebook page posted about Cpl McVittie's death, colleagues left their heartfelt messages.
Coun Geoff O'Brien, the Lord Mayor of Newcastle, said: "We are delighted His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales will share this special day with us and I am looking forward to welcoming him and the service men and women of the Queen's Own Yeomanry to Newcastle for this important occasion.
The Queens Own Yeomanry on their training exercise Viking star in Denmark
Defending Chamings, Mr Simon Reevell, said his reports said he was a "model yeomanry officer" but added: "His Army career will now end in shame and disgrace.
Soldiers from Newcastle's Queen's Own Yeomanry drove a Scimitar tank from Barrack Road, Newcastle, to the Quayside where a special invitation scroll was handed to the Lord Mayor, Coun Peter Arnold.
Delightfully fine weather still favours the encampment and annual training of the Warwickshire Imperial Yeomanry in Ragley Park.
He enlisted in the 3rd Imperial Yeomanry in 1900 and was discharged later that year after he was wounded at the Battle of Frederickstad when a bullet hit him in the chest.
Even Prince Edward, who dropped out of the tough Royal Marines some 16 years ago, managed to wear a military uniform, since he was quietly appointed Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Wessex Yeomanry, a part-time unit of the Territorial Army, three months ago.
Soldiers from the Territorial Army's Queen's Own Yeomanry demonstrated precision gun skills and rifle marksmanship.
In all 95 members of the Light Dragoons cavalry regiment deployed recently, along with reservists from the Queen's Own Yeomanry, following the Defence Secretary's announcement to Parliament in June that the UK would provide extra support to the EU's peacekeeping mission in Sarajevo.
Mr Sugrue was a Captain with A Squadron Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire Yeomanry.
He toured the second phase of The Alnwick Garden and presented The Queen's Own Yeomanry Regiment with its first regimental guidon.