Yorkshire’s Reserves Hold The Fort in Kenya

Yorkshire’s Reserves Hold The Fort in Kenya
January 21, 2022

For the last three months, thirty-three men and women from the 4th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, British Army Reserve have been responsible for force protection duties at the British Army Training Unit in Kenya (BATUK).

In the weeks before Christmas, the Yorkshire & Teesside based reserves from 4 YORKS took over the role at the East African training facility from 1st Bn The Royal Gurkha Rifles (1 RGR).

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Army Personnel Hone Driving Skills On Yorkshire Exercise

Army Personnel Hone Driving Skills On Yorkshire Exercise
June 10, 2021

Soldiers and civilian enthusiasts from across the country converged on the East Riding of Yorkshire last weekend to take part in Exercise ROADMASTER.

The challenge, hosted by Leconfield’s Defence School of Transport (DST), saw 13 sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and five motorbikes compete in a variety of races over the course of a day.

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‘Thank You To Our Armed Forces’ Sign Installed At Leconfield Roundabout

'Thank You To Our Armed Forces' Sign Installed At Leconfield Roundabout
February 3, 2021

A sign thanking our Armed Forces in the East Riding for their work during the Covid-19 outbreak has been installed by East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

The metal sign, featuring the words ‘THANK YOU TO OUR ARMED FORCES’ is designed to be an uplifting message of appreciation to the armed forces which will be visible coming from their base in Leconfield as they help with the Covid-19 outbreak, whilst also continuing to train personnel to serve and protect the country.

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Soldier From Beverley Becomes First Female To Win British Army Photographer Of The Year

Soldier From Beverley Becomes First Female To Win British Army Photographer Of The Year
January 27, 2020

A soldier from Beverley has scooped the British Army Photographer of the Year prize for her outstanding work. Corporal Rebecca Brown, 29, who attended Longcroft School says she is overwhelmed and also proud to win.

Cpl Brown is based at Army Headquarters with the Combat Camera Team. Before joining the military she used to work in health care but has always had an interest in photography.

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East Yorkshire Law Firm Pledges Its Support To UK Armed Forces

East Yorkshire Law Firm Pledges Its Support To UK Armed Forces
December 5, 2017

Murray Hills Solicitors, which has offices in Hull, Beverley and Bridlington, has shown its support to the UK Armed Forces by signing the Armed Forces Covenant.

The business serves a local, national and international client base, offering a wide range of services including property, Wills, probate and power of attorney.

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There Wont Be Many Coming Home

November 8, 2012

When the Great War broke out in 1914, there were around 733,000 men in the British Army. A further 4.8 million British patriots were recruited during the war effort and it is well documented that far too many of these men never returned home

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