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Kent and County of London Yeomanry

Date Unit Higher Formation
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. Kent and County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) .
1961.05.01 Formed with HQ at Hill House, Bromley by amalgamation of 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), and 297 (Kent Yeomanry) LAA Regiment, RA .
. HQ Squadron at Bromley and Maidstone .
. A Squadron at Canterbury and Maidstone .
. B Squadron at Croydon .
. C Squadron at Regents Park .
1962 HQ Sqn concentrated at Bromley .
1967.04.01 Disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as three units: .
. C (Kent and County of London Yeomanry) Squadron, The Royal Yeomanry Regiment (Volunteers) in TAVR II at Croydon .
. R (Kent and County of London Yeomanry) Battery, The London and Kent Regiment RA (Territorials) in TAVR III at Bromley .
. A (Kent and County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters)) Company, 8th (Territorial) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment (West Kent) in TAVR III at Maidstone .
1969.01.01 TAVR III elements reduced to two cadres as The London and Kent Regiment RA at Bromley? (less R Bty converted as HQ (265 London & Kent) Squadron, 71st (Yeomanry) Signal Regiment, Royal Signals at Bexleyheath); and 8th Battalion, The Queen's Regiment at Tonbridge .
1970 HQ Sqn 71 Signal Regt converted and redesignated as 265 (Kent and County of London Yeomanry) Squadron .
1971.04.01 Both cadres reconstituted as companies of The Queen's Regiment without perpetuating K&CLY .
1973.10.01 Kent and Sharpshooters Yeomanry reconstituted with two squadrons: .
. C (Kent and Sharpshooters Yeomanry) Squadron, The Royal Yeomanry at Croydon .
. 265 (Kent and Sharpshooters Yeomanry) Squadron, 71st (Yeomanry) Signal Regiment, Royal Signals at Bexleyheath .
1987 Third squadron formed in 71 Signal Regt raised HQ (Kent and County of London Yeomanry) Squadron at Bexleyheath; 265 Sqn formed Troop at Brighton .
2006.02 HQ and 265 Squadrons were amalgamated into 265 (Kent and County of London) Support Squadron (Sharpshooters) .
2006.08 C Squadron, along with the rest of the Royal Yeomanry, was rebadged under the new single RY cap badge .
2013 C Squadron has adopted the title Kent & Sharpshooters Yeomanry and wears the cap badge and shoulder flashes of the Royal Yeomanry, and the collar dogs of the KSY .
. 265 Squadron maintains the title "Kent & County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters)" and wears the cap badge of the Royal Signals and shoulder flashes marked 'KCLY' .
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