By Jonathan Hunt
During the Boer struggle the SRY shaped a part of the 1st volunteer unit to determine energetic provider out of the country combating the Boer Commandos as cavalry.
For its function within the ill-fated 1915 Gallipoli crusade, the Regiment used to be provided the King’s color after which fought Allenby’s positive crusade opposed to the Turks.
During the second one international warfare the Regiment in the beginning observed carrier in Palestine, on the siege of Tobruk and the autumn of Crete. After performing as specific Forces in Ethiopia, they have been switched over to armour and fought via from Alamein to Tripoli prior to returning to North-west Europe for D-Day and the development to Germany. In so doing they received thirty conflict Honours and 159 awards together with eighty-three for gallantry.
General Sir Brian Horrocks later wrote ‘no armoured regiment can convey a finer
record of challenging fighting.’ for that reason the name of this valuable regimental history.
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This account, following on from Unicorns - The historical past of the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry 1794- 1899, covers the Regiment’s warfare carrier among 1900 and 1945. through the Boer conflict the SRY shaped a part of the 1st volunteer unit to determine energetic carrier out of the country combating the Boer Commandos as cavalry. For its function within the ill-fated 1915 Gallipoli crusade, the Regiment used to be provided the King’s color after which fought Allenby’s triumphant crusade opposed to the Turks.
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Hard Fighting: A History of the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry 1900-1946 by Jonathan Hunt