Archives: July 2017

Pass off parade for new Yeomanry

Tprs Michael Alker, Ross Harrison, Martin Holland and Adyan Joyce from B (DLOY) Sqn QOY based in Wigan attended and passed their Common Military Sylla...

Chester Army Reserve soldier’s driving adventure in the jungles of South America

Daniel Dove, a Corporal serving with C (Cheshire Yeomanry) Sqn QOY based in Chester, has just returned from a five-week long exercise in the jungles o...

Birds infiltrate Wigan Army Reserve unit

A seven tonne Army truck has been ‘grounded’ after blackbirds took up home in it.The MAN Support Vehicle is a monster off-road HGV capable of carr...

Queen’s Own Yeomanry join the fray

Army Reservists swapped their day jobs to hone their skills on the battlefield this week as part of a 400-strong battlegroup exercise.Soldiers of the ...

Chester Reservists train with Regular forces in Morocco

By Tpr Calum Courtney, C (Cheshire Yeomanry) Sqn QOYSoldiers from the Queen’s Own Yeomanry (QOY) have recently returned from Exercise JEBEL SAHARA i...

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Annual Boer War Commemoration in Wigan

The Friends of Wigan’s Boer War Memorial recently held their first wreath-laying ceremony since the new statue was erected in Mesnes Park, Wigan. Th...

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Cheshire Yeomen tackle Chester Marathon

Six Army Reservists from the newly re-badged C (Cheshire Yeomanry) Sqn Queen’s Own Yeomanry (QOY), based at Fox Barracks in Chester, undertook t...

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