2nd Battalion Fire and Forfar Yeomanry R.A.C.

The Fife and Forfar Yeomanry (FFY) was an Armoured Yeomanry Regiment of the British Territorial Army from 1793 to 1956 when it was amalgimated with the Scottish Horse.

 

In 1942, the 2nd Derbyshire Yeomanry fought at the Battle of Alam el Halfa and the Second Battle of El Alamein (as part of 7th Armoured Division).

 

Returning to the United Kingdom in 1943, the 2nd was assigned to 51st (Highland) Infantry Division, where it served as the divisional reconnaissance regiment until the end of the war. It received battle honours for actions in August, fighting at the Dives Crossing, La Vie Crossing and Lisieux during the crossing of the Seine; in September and October, it received honours for fighting on the Lower Maas, and in January 1945 for fighting at Ourthe during the Battle of the Bulge. The regiment received battle honours for fighting in the Rhineland and the Reichswald in February, and crossed the Rhine in March in Operation Plunder.

Name: Cornwall, Frederick James

Rank: Sergeant

Age: 25

No. 319207

Unit: 

Missing since: 24-09-1944

Next of Kin: ?

Groesbeek Panel: 1

KIA Information: Known to have been killed in Deurne area.

Name: Paget, Thomas

Rank: Trooper

Age: 25

No. 410454

Unit: 

Missing since: 24-09-1944

Next of Kin:?

Groesbeek Panel: 1

KIA Information: Known to have been killed in Deurne area.