1st 101st Anniversary of the amalgamation of the West Kent Yeo (Queens Own) with the Royal East Kent Mounted Rifles (Duke of Connaught’s Own) to form the 10th (Royal East and West Kent Yeomanry) Bn. East Kent Regiment (The Buffs)
4th 80th Anniversary of the establishment of the Royal Armoured Corps in 1939. There will be a series of events at the Tank Museum in Bovington connected to the vehicles etc in use at that time and since. Please register your interest in getting further details from the Hon Secretary as soon as possible.
7th 101st Anniversary of the amalgamation of 3rd CLY (Sharpshooters) and City of London Yeomanry (Roughriders) to form ‘E’ Bn Machine Gun Corps subsequently re-titled 103rd Bn Machine Gun Corps in August 1918.
8th 225th Anniversary of the raising of independent troops of Yeomanry in Kent in 1794 that subsequently formed the basis of both the East and West Kent Yeomanry regiments.
21st HM The Queen’s Birthday
12th Combined Cavalry Old Comrades Association Parade and Service Hyde Park. Sponsor Regiment: 1st The Queens Dragoon Guards followed by lunch (tbc) at The Atheneum. Please contact the Hon Secretary on 15th March for further details.
3rd Federation of London OCA Parade and Service. Please contact the Hon Secretary in April for further details. Date TBC.
6th 75th Anniversary of the D Day Landings.
13th 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Villers Bocage in 1944
10th 76th Anniversary of the invasion of Sicily (3rd CLY) in 1943
23rd Founders Day. 118th Anniversary of the 3rd CLY being gazetted in 1901.
26th 110th Anniversary of the first OCA (Sharpshooter Brigade) Annual Dinner in 1909.
30th 77th Anniversary of the Battle of Alam El Halfa (1st Alamein) (3rd and 4th CLY) in 1942
22nd 76th Anniversary of 3rd CLY landing in Italy at Taranto in 1943
76th Anniversary of 4th CLY landing at Salerno in 1943
22nd(tbc) Combined Cavalry Church Service and lunch RH Chelsea. All are welcome. Please contact the Hon Secretary in April for further details.
23rd 77th Anniversary of El Alamein (2nd Alamein) (3rd and 4th CLY) in 1942
7th Opening of the Field of Remembrance, Westminster Abbey. Please apply to the Hon Secretary for tickets in July. Early booking essential.
10th The Lord Mayors Show.
10th Remembrance Sunday.
19th 78th Anniversary of the Battle of Bir El Gubi (3rd and 4th CLY) in 1941.
23rd The 72nd All Ranks Bir El Gubi dinner. To be held at The Cavalry and Guards Club, 127 Piccadilly. See flyer for further details.