Queen's Own Warwickshire and Worcestershire Yeomanry

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The Queens Own Warwickshire & Worcestershire Yeomanry was a regiment of the Territorial Army, formed in 1956 by the amalgamation of The Warwickshire Yeomanry and The Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars, and split up in 1971.

The regiment was re-roled as infantry in 1967, with three squadrons, of which one was formed from a company of 7th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers. In 1969 it was reduced to a cadre, and in 1971 split into two squadrons; one formed 67 (Queen's Own Warwickshire and Worcestershire Yeomanry) Signal Squadron of 37th (Wessex and Welsh) Signal Regiment, Royal Signals, whilst the other became A (Warwickshire and Worcestershire) Squadron of the Mercian Yeomanry. In 1992 this squadron transferred to the Royal Mercian and Lancastrian Yeomanry, and in 1999 amalgamated with B Squadron to form A (Shropshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire) Squadron, Royal Mercian and Lancastrian Yeomanry.[1]

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  1. ^ The Queen's Own Warwickshire and Worcestershire Yeomanry[dead link], regiments.org