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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP30 Oct 2018 2:13 p.m. PST

"A troop of cavalry was raised in 1797 as the Uxbridge Volunteer Cavalry with another troop forming the following year. Both troops were apparently disbanded in 1803 and no new corps is mentioned until 1822. Unfortunately, despite mention in "The Times", no unit was actually raised. In 1830 a new corps was formed in Uxbridge and retitled The Middlesex Yeomanry Cavalry in 1871, bearing the arms of the county on its appointments. In 1884, the Queen approved the addition of the Duke of Cambridge to the title


Formed 34th & 35th Coys of 11th Bn & 62nd Coy of 14th Bn Imperial Yeomanry in 1900…."
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