4th Mounted Brigade (United Kingdom)

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4th Mounted Brigade
Active 1914–1916
Country Great Britain
Allegiance British Crown
Branch British Army
Type Yeomanry
Size Brigade
Engagements First World War

The 4th Mounted Brigade previously known as the 2/1st South Wales Mounted Brigade was a second line yeomanry brigade of the British Army during the First World War.

Raised after the declaration of war, it was a mirror formation of the first line South Wales Mounted Brigade. It had under command the 2/1st Pembroke Yeomanry, the 2/1st Montgomeryshire Yeomanry, the 2/1st Welsh Horse and the 2/1st Glamorgan Yeomanry. All of which were converted in cyclist units in 1916, the brigade, never having seen any active service, ceased to exist.[1]

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  1. ^ Baker, Chris. "British Yeomanry 1914–1918". Retrieved 13 October 2012.