The City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders) [UK]
Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 1 November 2000. Corrected and updated 12.07.2005
 
 
The City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders)
 
United Kingdom 
  Titles & Lineage
  History & War Service
  Battle Honours
  Colours, Standards and Guidons

  Badges and Uniforms
  Colonels
 Traditions
 Bibliography

Note: This is a battalion history of the part-time reserves, which are normally liable for full-time active service only in an emergency. See the main regimental page(s) as linked below for more information.
How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
 
  Titles and Lineage English County Index
Alphabetic Index of Titles
1798 Loyal Islington Troop
1802 disbanded
1803 Loyal Islington Troop
Loyal London Volunteer Cavalry
1814 disbanded

1901.07.23 City of London Imperial Yeomanry (Rough Riders)
formed in four sqns and MG sec with HQ at The Guildhall, London, from South African war veterans to perpetuate 20th Battalion (Rough Riders), Imperial Yeomanry
1908.04.01 City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders) (Lancers)
transferred to T.F. with HQ and A-D Sqns at The Guildhall, London
191u HQ and sqns moved to Finsbury Square, London
1908.08.24 1st City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders) (Lancers)
1920.02.07 reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Finsbury Square, London
1920.02.16 C Battery, 11th (Honourable Artillery Company and City of London Yeomanry) Brigade, RHA
1921.10? No. 1 City of London (Yeomanry) Battery, 11th (Honourable Artillery Company and City of London Yeomanry) Brigade, RHA
1937.08 City of London Yeomanry Battery (The Roughriders), 11th (Honourable Artillery Company and City of London Yeomanry) Brigade, RHA
at Bunhill Row, London
1938.07 11th (City of London Yeomanry) Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade, RA
(HQ formed Apr. 1939)
 
  • 31 Battery in London EC1
  • 32 Battery, formed 29 Sep. 1938 in London EC1
  • 33 Battery, formed 29 Sep. 1938 in London EC1
  • 43 Battery, raised 17 Jan. 1939 in London EC1
1939 11th (City of London Yeomanry) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA
1941.06.09 283 Battery formed at Gillingham and regimented
1942.12.04 283 Bty separated from regt as independent No. 1 Airlanding LAA Battery, RA (City of London Yeomanry); lost yeomanry affiliation 22 Feb. 1944 and disbanded 4-13 Feb. 1946
1947.04.01 The City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders)
reconstituted in T.A. with HQ in London and transferred to Royal Armoured Corps
 
  • A Squadron in London
  • B Squadron in London
  • C Squadron in London
1956.10.01 The City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders), The Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own)
converted as an infantry battalion
1961.05.01 amalgamated with The Inns of Court Regiment, to form The Inns of Court and City Yeomanry
 
     
 Associated Regular Regiments:
    Lancers 1908-1920
 
  History (Links) & War Service Introduction to Volunteers
History:
City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders), by Chris Baker (The British Army in the Great War)
11 LAA Rgt RA (City of London Yeomanry), by Derek Barton (The Royal Artillery 1939-45)
   
Deployment and War Service of Units:
 
Biography and Gallantry Awards:
[no external sites have been found]
Associations, Forums and Re-Enactors:
[no external sites have been found]
Museums, Monuments, Memorials and Chapels:
Inns of Court and City Yeomanry Museum, London (Army Museums Ogilby Trust)
Inns of Court and City Yeomanry Museum, London (Simonides listing)
   
   
  Battle Honours Index of Battle Honours
Index of Wars

South Africa 1900-02

The Great War:  Pursuit to Mons, France and Flanders 1918, Macedonia 1916-17, Suvla, Scimitar Hill, Gallipoli 1915, Rumani, Egypt 1915-16, Gaza, El Mughar, Nebi Samwil, Palestine 1917-18

The Second World War:  Honorary Distinction:  badge of the Royal Regiment of Artillery with year-dates "1942-45" and two scrolls: "North Africa" and "Italy"

  Colours, Standards and Guidons Introduction to Colours
Record of Colours:
  Uniforms and Badges
   
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  Honorary Colonels Index of Royal Colonels
1952.07.04 HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
  Traditions
 
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  Bibliography How To Find Books
Rew, H.G. Mackenzie. Records of the Rough Riders (XXth Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry), Boer War, 1899-1902. Bedford : Brown & Wilson, 1907.
Hamilton, A.S. The City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders). London : Hamilton Press Ltd., 1936.