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Royal Tank Regiment

Date Unit Higher Formation
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. 40th (The King's) Royal Tank Regiment (TA) .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Bootle .
. HQ Squadron at Bootle .
. A Squadron at ? .
. B Squadron at ? .
. C Squadron at ? .
1956.11.02 Amalgamated with 41st (Oldham) Royal Tank Regiment, to form 40th/41st Royal Tank Regiment .
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. 41st (Oldham) Royal Tank Regiment (TA) .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Oldham .
. A Squadron at Oldham .
. B Squadron at Oldham .
. C Squadron at Oldham .
1956.11.02 Amalgamated with 40th (The King's) RTR, to form 40th/41st Royal Tank Regiment .
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. 40th/41st Royal Tank Regiment (TA) .
1956.11.02 Formed with HQ at Bootle by amalgamation of 40th (The King's) Royal Tank Regiment, and 41st (Oldham) Royal Tank Regiment .
. HQ Squadron at Bootle? .
. A Squadron at Oldham? .
. B Squadron at Oldham? .
. C Squadron at Bootle? .
1967.04.01 Disbanded and concurrently reconstituted in TAVR III as: The Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry (Royal Tank Regiment) (Territorials) .
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. The Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry (Royal Tank Regiment) (TA) .
1967.04.01 Formed by disbanding and concurrently reconstituting 40th/41st Royal Tank Regiment in TAVR III .
. HQ Squadron at Clifton .
. C Squadron at Bootle .
1969.04.01 DLOY reduced to cadre and RTR lineage discontinued .
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. 42nd (7th (23rd London) Bn, The East Surrey Regiment) Royal Tank Regiment (TA) .
1947.04.01 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at St. Johns Hill, Clapham .
. A Squadron at ? .
. B Squadron at ? .
. C Squadron at ? .
1956.09.01 Converted to infantry with HQ at Clapham and renamed 23rd London Regiment, The East Surrey Regiment .
. A Company at ? .
. B Company at ? .
. C Company at ? .
. D Company at ? .
1961.05.01 Amalgamated with 6th Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment, to form 4th Battalion, The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment .
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. 43rd (6th (City) Battalion, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers) Royal Tank Regiment (TA) .
1947.04.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Newcastle .
. A Squadron at Newcastle .
. B Squadron at Newcastle .
. C Squadron at Newcastle .
1956.11.01 Converted to infantry (HQ at Newcastle) and renamed 6th (City) Battalion, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers .
. A Company at Newcastle .
. B Company at Newcastle .
. C Company at Newcastle .
. D Company at Newcastle .
1967.04.01 Disbanded and concurrently with 4th/5th Battalion to form A Company (The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers), Fusilier Volunteers, and The 4th/5th/6th (T) Battalion, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers .
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. 44th/50th Royal Tank Regiment (TA) .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Bristol and concurrently amalgamated with 50th Royal Tank Regiment .
. A Squadron at Bristol? .
. B Squadron at Bristol? .
. C Squadron at Bristol? .
1956.10.31 Amalgamated with The North Somerset Yeomanry, to form The North Somerset Yeomanry/44th Royal Tank Regiment (TA) .
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. The North Somerset Yeomanry/44th Royal Tank Regiment (TA) .
1956.10.31 Formed with HQ at Keynsham by amalgamation of The North Somerset Yeomanry, and 44th/50th Royal Tank Regiment .
. HQ Squadron at Keynsham and Bath .
. A Squadron at Bristol .
. B Squadron at Bristol .
. C Squadron at Weston Super Mare  .
1965.04 Renamed The North Somerset and Bristol Yeomanry .
1967.04.01 Reorganised in TAVR III at Keynsham as A Company (North Somerset and Bristol Yeomanry), The Somerset Yeomanry and Light Infantry (Territorials), less some elements to 57 Squadron, 37 Signal Regiment, R Sigs .
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. 45th/51st (Leeds Rifles) Royal Tank Regiment (TA) .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Leeds, and concurrently amalgamated with 51st (Leeds Rifles) Royal Tank Regiment .
. A Squadron at Morley .
. B Squadron at Leeds .
. C Squadron at Leeds .
1956.10.31 Renamed 7th (Leeds Rifles) Battalion, The West Yorkshire Regiment (TA) .
. HQ at Leeds; absorbed R? Bty, 496 HAA Regiment RA .
. A Company at Morley .
. B Company at Leeds .
. C Company at Castleford, formed by conversion of R? Bty, 496 HAA Regt .
. D Company at Leeds .
1958.04.25 Tranferred to the corps of The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire without change of title .
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