Unit History: Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry
The Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry (SRY) is one of the five squadrons of the Royal Yeomanry (RY), an armoured regiment of the Territorial Army. Designated as ’S’ Squadron, the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry’s current role is to support the Formation Reconnaissance Regiments and the Joint Chemical Biological Nuclear and Radiological Regiment on operations by providing skilled CBRN reconnaissance soldiers.
Originally raised as the Nottinghamshire Yeomanry in 1794, the Regiment was used on several occasions in the 19th Century to maintain law and order. Since 1900, the Regiment saw overseas service during the Second Boer War and both World Wars, earning 13 battle honours during these campaigns. The Squadron has contributed to the Royal Yeomanry’s operational deployments to Iraq from 2003 to date.
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