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Leicestershire Yeomanry

Date Unit Higher Formation
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. The Leicestershire Yeomanry (Prince Albert's Own) .
1947.01.01 reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Leicester and transferred to Royal Armoured Corps .
. A Squadron at Melton Mowbray .
. C Squadron at Loughborough .
. D Squadron at Lutterworth .
1957.02.09 Amalgamated with The Derbyshire Yeomanry, to form The Leicestershire and Derbyshire (Prince Albert's Own) Yeomanry .
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. The Leicestershire and Derbyshire (Prince Albert's Own) Yeomanry .
1957.02.09 Formed with HQ at Leicester by amalgamation of The Leicestershire Yeomanry (Prince Albert's Own), and The Derbyshire Yeomanry .
. HQ Squadron at Leicester .
. A Squadron at Alfreton and Long Eaton .
. B Squadron at Derby and Ashbourne .
. C Squadron at Melton Mowbray and Loughborough .
1967.04.01 Disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as: .
1967.04.01 The Leicestershire and Derbyshire (Prince Albert's Own) Yeomanry (Territorials) in TAVR III with HQ at Leicester .
. A Squadron at Ilkeston .
. B Squadron at Derby .
. C Squadron at Melton Mowbray .
. D Squadron at Leicester .
1969.01.01 Reduced to cadre at Leicester, sponsored by 222 Field Ambulance RAMC (V) .
1971.04.01 Reformed as The Leicestershire and Derbyshire (Prince Albert's Own) Yeomanry Squadron, 7th (V) Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment, reconstituted from cadre at Melton Mowbray with det at Ilkeston .
1975.04.01 Sqn redesignated as a Company; rebadged 31 Oct. 1975 as LDY (or as Royal Anglian Regiment?) .
1978.04.01 reorganised as two units: .
. The Leicestershire and Derbyshire (Prince Albert's Own) Yeomanry Company, 7th (V) Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment at Melton Mowbray .
. B (Leicestershire and Derbyshire Yeomanry) Company, 3rd (V) Bn, The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment at Sutton Coldfield and Ilkeston, formed from Ilkeston pln of LDY in 7 RAR .
1988 LDY Coy in 7 RAR redesignated as C (Leicestershire and Derbyshire Yeomanry) Company .
1992.04.01 Companies reorganised: .
. 3 (Leicestershire and Derbyshire Yeomanry) Company, 5th Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment at Loughborough with Pln at Melton Mowbray, redesignation of C (LDY) Coy, 7 RAR .
. B (Leicestershire and Derbyshire Yeomanry) Squadron, The Royal Yeomanry at Leicester, conversion and transfer to RAC of B Coy 3 WSFR .
1996.04.01 3 Coy in 5 RAR converted as 203 Squadron, 158 (Royal Anglian) Regiment, RLC Loughborough and Melton Mowbray, and its LDY lineage discontinued .
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