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Old 19-09-19, 04:28 PM
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Default Yorkshire Hussars ??

Went to see Downton Abbey the movie earlier today. The story is based on a visit of the King and Queen to the Abbey and during the visit the King was to inspect the Yorkshire Hussars so I thought this is going to be interesting to see how they portray the Yeomanry.

Quite simple really they had the Royal Horse Artillery complete with their guns being the Yorkshire Hussars.

Never mind I donít suppose sadly the majority of the audience would even have heard of the Yorkshire Hussars.

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Old 19-09-19, 09:10 PM
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Good number of female members- was it noticeable? Regards, Paul.
PS I like period drama but disappointment often happens if I see a 1908 webbing belt worn the wrong way up.
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Old 20-09-19, 08:01 AM
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My Wife told me the Royal Artillery Band was there as well.

I am still looking for the Army Formation sleeve badges from the Sultanate of Oman.
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