Unit History: Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry

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Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry
The Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry was founded as the Dorset Regiment of Volunteer Yeomanry Cavalry in 1794.
 
In response to the growing threat of invasion during the Napoleonic wars. It gained its first royal association in 1833 as The Princess Victoria's Regiment of Dorset Yeomanry Cavalry, and its second in 1843 as the Queen's Own Regiment of Dorset Yeomanry Cavalry.
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