The regiment was formed on the creation of the Territorial Force in April 1908. It was headquartered at Railway Street in Beverley, with the squadrons being headquartered as shown below, and under command of the Yorkshire Mounted Brigade.
A Sqn: Hull
B Sqn: Beverley (with drill stations at North Cave, Hornsea and Patrington)
C Sqn: Fulford (Dunnington)
D Sqn: Driffield (Hunmanby, Pocklington, Settrington and Bridlington).
1/1st East Riding Yeomanry
2/1st East Riding Yeomanry
3/1st East Riding Yeomanry
In the 1917 renumbering of the Territorials, the East Riding Yeomanry issued numbers from the block 50001-55000. Corps of Lancers.
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