This regiment continued with its existing numbering series when it was formed out of the Imperial Yeomanry in April 1908. The regiment formed part of the London Mounted Brigade which was administered from the Duke of York's Headquarters in Chelsea. The regiment itself was headquartered at the Duke of York's Headquarters in Elverton Street, Westminster
474 joined on 28th April 1908
1281 joined on 8th July 1909
1384 joined on 4th October 1910
1420 joined on 1st February 1911
1546 joined on 11th June 1912
1600 joined on 16th January 1913
1727 joined on 25th February 1914
1831 joined on 6th August 1914
2209 joined on 11th September 1914
A 2/2nd unit was formed in September 1914 and 3/2nd unit in April 1915. Both these second and third line units shared their number sequence with the 1/2nd.
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