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East and West Riding Regiment

The EWRR was a TA infantry regiment that recruited throughout most of Yorkshire. It was made up of three cap badges:

The sub-units were:

Waterloo (HQ) Company - Based at Minden House, Pontefract.

Fontenay Company - Based at Barnsley with a Det in Sheffield.

Quebec Company - Based in Hull with a Det in Leeds.

Ypres Company - Based at Huddersfield with a Det in Keighley.

Minden Company - Based at Wakefield, no the home of 299 Para Sqn RE.

On 6th June 2006 the regiment became known as the 4th Battalion, the Yorkshire Regiment.