At the forefront of operations across the globe, The Yorkshire Regiment is renowned for its operational excellence and as the ‘Best Sporting Regiment in the Army’.
6 June 2006
Armoured and Light Mechanised Infantry
Three battalions; one Armoured Infantry equipped with Warrior, one Light Mechanised equipped with Foxhound, the latest in protected vehicle technology and a battalion of Light Infantry Reserve; all proud to be ‘Yorkshire’s Warriors’.
• Leading edge of the UK’s armoured capability
• Highly mobile, ready to operate anytime, anywhere
• Capable Reserve infantry ready to deploy
• World class infantry, snipers and mortarmen
• Recce & Surveillance specialists
• Expert Anti-tank capability
• Best Sporting Regiment in the Army
• 38 Victoria Crosses and 8 George Crosses.
The 2nd Battalion is operating as the Kabul Protection Unit and is the focus for Operation TORAL 5 in Afghanistan.
Our soldiers and officers join us from all parts of the country and commonwealth. They all share a strong bond of mutual trust forged through success on the battlefield and achievement on the sportsfield and all are proud to be; ‘Yorkshire’s Warriors’.
Today's Yorkshire is contemporary, culturally diverse and does not neglect its roots. The Yorkshire Regiment is a reflection of the communities in the county we serve. One County - One Regiment – One Family
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Yorkshire’s Warriors have always been infantry, from foot soldiers at Waterloo to first on the beaches at D-Day, today’s 1st Battalion are at the forefront of armoured infantry capability, equipped with Warrior vehicles. Experts in close combat and urban operations, the highly mobile 2nd Battalion use the latest protected Foxhounds to get to incidents and trouble spots anywhere in the world.
They are both partnered by our Army Reserve 4th Battalion. Our reputation for sporting achievement is unrivalled and we pride ourselves on being a family regiment, from our cadets and families, to our veterans.
Over 330 years of history and the last two decades on operations, we are the product of a merger of three great Yorkshire Regiments; The Prince of Wales’s Own, The Green Howards and The Duke of Wellington’s, all with an incredible history of achievement, including 38 Victoria Crosses.
Some of the first infantry regiments ever formed, the 14th/15th, 19th and 33rd /76th of Foot.
Caribbean, India and North American Wars of Independence.
Two of the regiments were present at Waterloo - 18 June is a regimental anniversary.
100 battalions raised including the famous Hull, Bradford and Leeds Pals.
On D-Day, four Bns of Yorkshiremen went ashore – 6 June is our Formation Day.
Yorkshire’s Warriors were present in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan and have conducted missions worldwide.
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Yorkshire Regiment Support Team (YRST) Queen Elizabeth II Barracks Strensall Road Strensall York YO32 5SW 07748 111325
It is with great sadness that the British Army must confirm the death of Private Reece Miller from the 1st Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (1 YORKS) as a result of a non-battle injury while serving in Estonia. The incident is currently under investigation. Our thoughts remain with his family and friends at this difficult time.
Exercise Prairie Storm is a 35 day exercise on the BATUS (British Army Training Unit Suffield) training area in Canada, and prepares soldiers and officers for future deployments.
Learn about The Regiment and celebrate the only true County regiment remaining in the British Army. Bask in the pride of our unique identity as Yorkshire’s own Warriors with over 330 years of military service, achieved with the support of our local communities of town, country, sports clubs, cadets, charities and veterans. Join the Yorkshire Regiment Association (YRA) today.
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