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Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry

Date Unit Higher Formation
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. The Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Wigan, and transferred to Royal Armoured Corps .
. A Squadron at Wigan .
. B Squadron at Bolton .
. D Squadron at Preston .
1967.04.01 Disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as: .
. The Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry (Royal Tank Regiment) (Territorials) in TAVR III by amalgamation with 40th/41st Royal Tank Regiment, RHQ at Clifton .
. HQ Squadron at Clifton, formed from 40th/41st Royal Tank Regt .
. A Squadron at Oldham, formed by amalgamation of A Sqn and B Sqn 40th/41st Royal Tank Regt .
. B Squadron at Clifton, ormed from Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry .
. C Squadron at Bootle, formed by amalgamation of HQ Sqn and C Sqn 40th/41st Royal Tank Regt .
1969.01.01 Reduced to cadre The Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry (Royal Tank Regiment) at Clifton, sponsored by 75 Engineer Regt RE; less C Sqn which reroled as 238 Squadron 156 Regiment RCT; title was adopted for a while by 202 (Duke of Lancaster's) Field Squadron, 75 Engineer Regiment RE .
1971.04.01 Reconstituted as The Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry (Royal Tank Regiment) a Home Defence Infantry Battalion with HQ at Chorley by expansion of cadre .
. HQ Squadron at Chorley .
. A Squadron at Wigan .
. B Squadron at Clifton, Manchester .
. D Squadron at Preston and Blackpool .
1972.02.29 Redesignated The Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry .
1982 HQ moved to Chorley .
1983.04.01 Converted to recce (armoured cars) and transferred to Royal Armoured Corps .
198? C (Home Service Force) Squadron formed at Chorley .
1992.11.01 As a result of Options for Change amalgamated with The Queen'€™s Own Mercian Yeomanry to form The Royal Mercian and Lancastrian Yeomanry .
. D (Duke of Lancaster's Yeomanry) Squadron, The Royal Mercian and Lancastrian Yeomanry at Wigan .
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