2nd Mounted Brigade (United Kingdom)

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2/2nd South Western Mounted Brigade
2nd Mounted Brigade
Active 1914–1916
Country  United Kingdom
Branch  British Army
Type Yeomanry
Size Brigade
Engagements First World War

The 2nd Mounted Brigade previously known as the 2/2nd South Western 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 2nd South Western Mounted Brigade. It had under command the 2/1st Royal 1st Devon Yeomanry, the 2/1st Royal North Devon Yeomanry, and the 2/1st West Somerset Yeomanry. All of which were converted in cyclist units in 1916 or 1917 and 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.