Fife and Forfar Yeomanry

Fife And Forfar Yeomanry

The Fife and Forfar Yeomanry (FFY) was an Armoured Yeomanry Regiment of the British Territorial Army from 1793 to 1956 when it was amalgimated with the Scottish Horse.

It was raised to counter a the threat of invasion by France in the late 18th Century but first saw service in the Boer War. The Regiment saw heavy fighting in both the Great War and World War II.

Today the combined regiments are perpetuated by "C" (FFY/SH) Squadron of The Queen's Own Yeomanry based in Cupar in Fife.

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