This post will look at numbering in the Montgomeryshire Yeomanry between 1908 and 1914.
The regiment saw no need to begin a new regimental number series when it became the Montgomeryshire Yeomanry in 1908 and instead continued with the number series that had been in uses when it was the Montgomeryshire Imperial Yeomanry.
By 1914 the regiment was headquartered at Welshpool with its four squadrons disposed as follows:
A Squadron: Llanfyllin
B Squadron: Welshpool
C Squadron: Newtown
D Squadron: Llandindrod Wells
The regiment formed part of the 1st South Wales Mounted Brigade which was administered from Pembroke.
1140 joined on 27th May 1908
1639 joined on 26th April 1909
1700 joined on 9th March 1910
1798 joined on 23rd May 1911
1843 joined on 13th February 1912
1911 joined on 20th February 1913
2059 joined on 21st March1914
2276 joined on 25th August 1914
2360 joined on 7th September 1914
2708 joined on 12th October 1914
Two reserve units, the 2/1st and 3/1st, were formed during the First World War and both drew their numbers from the same series above.
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