Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars

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The Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars was the designated name of a Yeomanry regiment of the British Army formed in 1794.wikipedia
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Charles Spencer-Churchill, 9th Duke of Marlborough

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Charles Richard Spencer-Churchill, 9th Duke of Marlborough joined the regiment as a junior officer and then saw service with the Imperial Yeomanry in the temporary rank of captain during the Second Boer War.
Marlborough was appointed a Lieutenant in the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars in 1897.

F. E. Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead

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The latter's great personal friend, F.E. Smith, later 1st Lord Birkenhead joined the same regiment in 1913 and was ultimately promoted to major in 1921.
Smith had joined the Territorial Army by commission into the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars, in which Churchill was already an officer, in 1913, and was a captain in the regiment before the outbreak of the First World War.

Lord Alfred Spencer-Churchill

George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough took over the role of lieutenant-colonel in 1845 and Lord Alfred Spencer-Churchill became lieutenant-colonel of the regiment in 1860.
He served as an officer in the Oxfordshire Yeomanry, eventually becoming a lieutenant-colonel.

Jack Churchill (1880–1947)

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It was typical of Churchill's enthusiasm for amateur soldiering that he should have thought up this plan for his old yeomanry regiment, in which his younger brother, Jack Churchill, was then serving.
He was commissioned into the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars in 1898.

Yeomanry

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The Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars was the designated name of a Yeomanry regiment of the British Army formed in 1794.
142 (Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars) Vehicle Squadron

Winston Churchill

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Sir Winston Churchill joined the QOOH as a captain in 1902 and remained an enthusiastic supporter for the rest of his life, having a significant influence on the fortunes of the regiment during both World Wars, and even giving it a special place of honour at his funeral.
In 1900, he retired from the regular army, and in 1902 joined the Imperial Yeomanry, where he was commissioned as a Captain in the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars on 4 January 1902.

Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars

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The regiment formed two batteries (399 and 400 (Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars Yeomanry) Batteries, 400 being a howitzer battery) of 100th (Worcestershire and Oxfordshire Yeomanry) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, in the retitled Territorial Army (TA).
Together with 399 and 400 batteries from the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars they formed 100th (Worcestershire and Oxfordshire Yeomanry) Brigade, RFA. The horses were replaced by artillery tractors in 1922.

3rd Mounted Division

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In January 1915 it was with 2/2nd South Midland Mounted Brigade and in April 1915 it joined 2/2nd Mounted Division at King's Lynn in Norfolk.

2nd Cavalry Division (United Kingdom)

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Although disparagingly nicknamed by men of the regular army 'Queer Objects On Horseback' or 'agricultural cavalry', the QOOH took part in many actions from Ypres in 1914 to Amiens and the final advance in 1918, winning battle honours and the lasting respect of their fellow members of the 2nd Cavalry Division.

List of units of the British Army Territorial Force 1908

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Cavalry Reserve Regiments (United Kingdom)

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The 3rd Line regiment was formed in 1915 at Oxford and in the summer it was affiliated to a Reserve Cavalry Regiment at Tidworth.

Frederick Smith, 2nd Earl of Birkenhead

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Colonel John Thomson arranged to send this request via Frederick Smith, 2nd Earl of Birkenhead, Churchill's godson and a former QOOH officer.
For the first three years of the Second War, Lord Birkenhead served with a Territorial Army Anti-Tank unit.

Yeomanry order of precedence

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Yeomanry order of precedence
34) Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars

165 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC

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They operate within 165 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC, whose RHQ is based at Plymouth.
142 (Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars) Vehicle Squadron RLC - Banbury

Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry

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However, in 1950 it was amalgamated with 299 (Royal Bucks Yeomanry) Field Rgt, initially as 299/387 Field Rgt, then as 299 (Royal Bucks Yeomanry and Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars) Field Regiment, RA, with the QOOH forming Q Battery based in Oxford and Banbury.
The Regiment was reformed in 1947 as the 299th (Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment R.A. In 1950 it was once again amalgamated, this time with the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars, to form the 299th (Bucks and Oxfordshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment, R.A. In 1956 the regiment merged once more with 345th (Berkshire Yeomanry) Medium Regiment, RA, in which The Buckinghamshire Yeomanry contributed RHQ and 'P' Battery to 299th (Royal Bucks Yeomanry, Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars and Berkshire) Field Regiment, RA (TA). Then in 1961 it merged once more with 431st Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA, without changing title

List of British Army Yeomanry Regiments converted to Royal Artillery

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List of British Army Yeomanry Regiments converted to Royal Artillery

Regiment

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The Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars was the designated name of a Yeomanry regiment of the British Army formed in 1794.

British Army

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The Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars was the designated name of a Yeomanry regiment of the British Army formed in 1794.

Second Boer War

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Charles Richard Spencer-Churchill, 9th Duke of Marlborough joined the regiment as a junior officer and then saw service with the Imperial Yeomanry in the temporary rank of captain during the Second Boer War. It saw service in the Second Boer War with 40 and 59 Companies of the Imperial Yeomanry and also served in Belgium and France during the Great War.

Imperial Yeomanry

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Charles Richard Spencer-Churchill, 9th Duke of Marlborough joined the regiment as a junior officer and then saw service with the Imperial Yeomanry in the temporary rank of captain during the Second Boer War. It saw service in the Second Boer War with 40 and 59 Companies of the Imperial Yeomanry and also served in Belgium and France during the Great War.

World War I

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It saw service in the Second Boer War with 40 and 59 Companies of the Imperial Yeomanry and also served in Belgium and France during the Great War.

Royal Artillery

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In 1922, the regiment became part of the Royal Artillery.

Watlington, Oxfordshire

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This led to the formation in 1798 of a troop of yeomen known as the County Fencible Cavalry at Watlington, Oxfordshire in 1798.