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Prince of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment

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. 3rd Battalion, The Prince of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment .
1961.02.15 Formed by amalgamation of 5th Bn, The West Yorkshire Regt, and 4th Bn, The East Yorkshire Regt .
. HQ and HQ Company at Londesborough Bks, Hull .
. A Company at Hull .
. B Company at Beverly .
. C Company at York .
. D Company at Tadcaster .
1967.04.01 Disbanded and concurrently reorganised as: .
. HQ Company, Yorkshire Volunteers formed in TAVR II at Lumley Barracks, York .
. A Company (The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire), Yorkshire Volunteers formed in TAVR II at Lumley Barracks, York .
. The Prince of Wales's Own Yorkshire Territorials formed in TAVR III with HQ at Londesborough Bks, Hull .
. A Company at Hull .
. B Company at Hull .
. C Company at York .
1969.04.01 TAVR III element reduced to cadre as 3rd Battalion, The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire at Hull, sponsored by Yorkshire Volunteers .
1971.04.01 Reorganised as three companies: .
. HQ Company, 1st Battalion, Yorkshire Volunteers at Lumley Barracks, York .
. A Company (The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire), 1st Battalion, Yorkshire Volunteers at Lumley Barracks, York .
. B (The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire) Company, 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Volunteers at Londesborough Barracks, Hull, reconstituted from cadre, also supplied personnel to HQ Company of that battalion .
1977.12.01 B Coy absorbed A (The Humber Artillery) Coy 2nd Battalion and consolidated at Londesborough Barracks, Hull; A Coy now at Colliergate, York, formed detachments at Northallerton and Selby and transferred to 2nd Battalion .
1978 HQ Company formed Mortar Pln at Beverley; HQ and HQ Company now located at Worsley Barracks, York .
1987.01.01 H (Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire) Company, 1st Battalion formed at Harrogate with pln at Northallerton from nucleus of A Coy 1st Battalion and Northallerton detachment A Company 2nd Battalion .
1988.01.01 H Company redesignated D (Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire) Company (1st Bn) .
1992.04.01 D Company redesignated C Company (1st Bn) and lost POWORY affiliation .
1993.04.25 3rd Battalion, The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire (Yorkshire Volunteers) formed with HQ at Worsley Barracks, York by redesignation of 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Volunteers .
. HQ Company at Worsley Barracks, York with Mortar Pln at Beverley, Recce Pln at Mona House, Hull and ATk Pln at Lumley Barracks, York .
. A Company at Lumley Barracks, York with Pln at Goole .
. B Company at Mona House, Hull .
. C (Leeds Rifles) Company at Leeds with Pln at Castleford .
1995.04.01 Converted into a Fire Support Battalion: .
. HQ Company at Worsley Barracks, York .
. A Company at Lumley Barracks, York with Mortar Pln (Leeds Rifles) at Leeds and GPMG(SF) Pln at Castleford, absorbing C Coy .
. B Company at Hull with Mortar Pln at Beverley and Goole, absorbing Beverley det HQ Coy and Goole det A Coy .
1999.07.01 The East and West Riding Regiment formed with HQ at Minden House, Pontefract by amalgamation of 3rd Bn The Prince of Wales's Own Regt of Yorkshire (Yorkshire Vols), 3rd Bn The Duke of Wellington's Regt (Yorkshire Vols) and The King's Own Yorkshire Yeomanry (Light Infantry) .
. Quebec Company (Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire) at Mona House, Hull with Mortar Pln at Beverly, redesignation of B Company .
. Imphal Company (Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire) at Worsley Barracks, York with Leeds Rifles Pln at Leeds; Milan Pln at York, redesignation of A Company .
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. The Leeds Rifles, The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire .
1961.02.15 7th (Leeds Rifles) Battalion, The West Yorkshire Regiment absorbed 466 (Leeds Rifles) LAA Regiment RA and was redesignated The Leeds Rifles, The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire .
. HQ and HQ Company at Carlton (Old) Bks, Leeds .
. A Company at Morley .
. B Company at Carlton (Old) Bks, Leeds .
. C Company at Castleford .
. D Company at Carlton (Old) Bks, Leeds .
1967.04.01 Disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as two units: .
. Part of A Company (The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire), Yorkshire Volunteers, formed in TAVR II at Lumley Barracks, York .
. The Leeds Rifles Territorials formed in TAVR III with HQ at Harewood Bks, Leeds .
. A Company at Leeds .
. B Company at Leeds .
. C Company at Castleford .
1969.01.01 TAVR III element reduced to cadre at Leeds, sponsored by Yorkshire Volunteers, less some personnel to form E (Leeds Rifles) Company, Yorkshire Volunteers at Carlton Barracks, Leeds with det at Castleford (and A Company ceased to perpetuate Leeds Rifles) .
1971.04.01 Reorganised as two units: .
. E (The Leeds Rifles) Company, 1st Battalion, Yorkshire Volunteers at Carlton Barracks, Leeds with det at Castelford .
. C (The Leeds Rifles) Company, 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Volunteers reconstituted from cadre at Castleford .
1973.04.01 E Company consolidated at Leeds (yielding Castleford to C Company) .
1977.12.01 E Company [1st Bn] redesignated as A (The Leeds Rifles) Company .
1980.1 C Company formed platoon at Batley .
1986.01.15 Batley Pln C Company transferred as nucleus of C Company 8th Battalion, The Light Infantry (V) .
1986.04 C Company formed new platoon at Goole .
1988.01.01 A Company [1st Bn] redesignated as B (The Leeds Rifles) Company, 3rd Battalion, Yorkshire Volunteers at Leeds .
1992.04.04 Reduced to C (The Leeds Rifles) Company, 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Volunteers at Carlton Barracks, Leeds, with Pln at Castleford (absorbed B Company, 3rd Bn Yorkshire Vols) .
1992.12.02 Moved to Harewood Barracks, Leeds .
1993.04.25 Joined 3rd Battalion as C (The Leeds Rifles) Company, 3rd Battalion (Yorkshire Volunteers), The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire at Leeds with Pln at Castleford .
1995.04.01 Reduced to Mortar Platoon at Leeds and Support Platoon at Castleford in A Company, 3rd Battalion (Yorkshire Volunteers), The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire .
1999.07.01 Reduced to Leeds Rifles Platoon, Imphal Company (PWO), The East and West Riding Regiment at Leeds .
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