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1ST COUNTY OF LONDON YEOMANRY (MIDDLESEX, DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE'S HUSSARS) (27) [27]

1908
1st County of London Yeomanry (Middlesex, Duke of Cambridge's Hussars)
Boer War
South Africa, 1900-01
The Great War
1915

Amalgamated with:

1st / 1st City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders) and

1st / 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) To form:

4th London Regiment of Yeomanry

Resumed separate status and orginal title in December

1919

Disembodied

Battle Honours awarded to 1st County of London Yeomanry (Middlesex, Duke of Cambridge's Hussars):
Macedonia 1916-17, Suvla, Scimitar Hill, Gallipoli 1915,
Egypt 1915-16, Gaza, El Mughar, Nebi Samwil, Megiddo, Sharon, Damascus, Palestine 1917-18

1920

Reformed and converted to:

2nd Cavalry Divisional Signals, Royal Corps of Signals (Middlesex Yeomanry)

1938

Designated as:

Mobile Divisional Signals, Royal Corps of Signals (Middlesex Yeomanry)

1939

On duplication of the Territorial Army re-designated as:

1st Cavalry Divisional Signals, Royal Corps of Signals (Middlesex Yeomanry ) and

2nd Armoured Divisional Signals, Royal Corps of Signals (Middlesex Yeomanry)

WW2
Location of operations

1st Divisional Signals

2nd Divisional Signals

Middle East

Western Desert

Syria

Greece

Iraq with Special Forces
Tobruk
Crete
El Alamein
Italy
1946
Reduced and re-designated as:
40th Signal Regiment, Royal Corps of Signals
1947
Reformed as:
16th Airborne Divisional Signal Regiment, Royal Corps of Signals
(Middlesex Yeomanry)
1956
Re-designated as:
Middlesex Yeomanry Signal Regiment, Royal Corps of Signals
1959
Re-designated as:
40th Signal Regiment, Royal Corps of Signals (Middlesex Yeomanry)
1961
Amalgamated with:
47th (London) Signal Regiment, Royal Corps of Signals (Territorial Army)
[formerly: 25th (County of London) (Cyclist) Battalion, The London Regiment]
To become:
RHQ and 305 Signal Squadron
47th Signal Regiment, Royal Corps of Signals (Middlesex Yeomanry)
1967
Reduced to squadron strength within the 31st (Greater London) Signal Regiment (Volunteers)
as:
47th (Middlesex Yeomanry) Signal Squadron, 31st (Greater London) Signal Regiment,
Royal Corps of Signals (Volunteers)
1987
Re-designated as:
47th (Middlesex Yeomanry) Signal Squadron, 31st Signal Regiment, Royal Corps of
Signals (Volunteers)
1995
Squadron re-roled and transferred as:
47th (Middlesex Yeomanry) Signal Squadron, Headquarters
2 (National Communications) Signal Brigade Command and Control Squadron part of
39th (Skinners) Signal Regiment (Volunteers), Royal Corps of Signals
2006
Squadron transferred as:
47th (Middlesex Yeomanry) Signal Squadron, 71st (Yeomanry) Signal Regiment,
Royal Corps of Signals
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