Useful Links:

The web site links below are listed for your convenience. As these links are beyond our control, the YVRA can not be held responsible for the content, accuracy or quality of the sites.     


The Yorkshire Regiment      

This is the official Army site.

  Click the logo to find out more about the TA in Yorkshire

Leeds Rifles

The Leeds Rifles
The new address for T. F. Mills's most comprehensive listing of British Army regiments over the years. The recommended start page for research on the subject.
World-wide discussion group on British Regiments. Most highly commended. Recent postings may be viewed here without having to join.
Public Record Office, Kew. Useful when tracking down ancestors
Publishers of the CD-ROM version of all 81 paper volumes of "Soldiers Died in the Great War" permitting searches to be made by regiment, battalion, surname, Christian name(s), initial(s), place of birth, and other criteria. The price is £220 + VAT.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Information on soldiers who died on active service.
'Friend of War Memorials', a UK group with fairly obvious interests
The man to ask about the Imperial War Museum's Inventory of War Memorials
The new Royal Artillery Museum
The Second World War Experience Centre
British Light Infantry regiments

Royal Navy e-group

Service Personnel and Veterans Agency (SPVA) the new merged veterans agency ~ The War Pensioners' Welfare Service has also changed it's name to: Veterans Welfare Service Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum site contains a large amount of information regarding The Glorious Glosters Regiment.

To find out more about Yorkshire and the 5 million or so people in

Britain's largest county click the White Rose:



Volunteer Artillery and Volunteer Infantry in the County of York 1859 - 1993
(amended 1997)
by Major A. J. Podmore MBE TD
published by Ray Westlake - Military Books, Newport, Gwent, 1997
ISBN: 1-871167-28-0

The following were all acknowledged as sources of information by the late Lt. Colonel J.C. "Mitch" Mitchell TD in his history of The West Riding Regiment Royal Artillery (Territorials)

The Bradford Volunteer Artillery - a Mini Archive 1914 - 1938, by RTP Peacock MBE
The Leeds Volunteer Artillery by W Seddon
The Bradford Volunteer Artillery - 70th(WR) Field Regiment RA TA 1939 - 1946 by J Douglas
121 Field/Medium Regiment 1939 - 46 by R. W. Morris
The Bradford Volunteer Artillery - 122(WR) Field Regiment RA TA 1939 - 1942 by E. Ackroyd
also published in paperback under the title "A freedom dearly bought".
The Leeds Volunteer Artillery 1947 - 1971 by JT Wyatt


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