3 (Leicestershire and Derbyshire Yeomanry)
5th Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment at
Loughborough with a Platoon at Melton Mowbray, re-designation of
C (LDY PAO)
3 Coy in
5 RAR converted as 203 Squadron,
158 (Royal Anglian) Regiment, RLC Loughborough and
and its LDY lineage discontinued
C (Leicestershire &
Derbyshire PAO Yeomanry) Coy
7th (V) Royal Anglian (TA)
| Coy HQ/ 7 Platoon / Milan Platoon
|| 8 Platoon
"LDY" Men who considered themselves "keeper's of the tradition".
"Prince Albert's Own"
The Leicestershire & Derbyshire (P.A.O) Yeomanry's Guidon was
kept at Coy HQ Loughborough in the Officers Mess.
Hon Col RP Ridley-Thompson TD DL
One of the last Commanding Officers of the LDY (PAO) as a
Harry E Skelson MBE TD
Harry became Hon. Treasurer of the Association in 1947,
and in 1972 he became Joint Hon Secretary and Hon Treasurer. He
received the MBE in 1983 for Services to the Association. The
photo was taken in 1995 at Rufford Abbey.
LDY Coy Dinner at Loghborough, 1991.
[Pic Left] O/cdt Peter Reed, O/Cdt Griff
Morgan-Jones, O/Cdt Paul Cox (V sign), Lt Andy Jaques,
Lt Roger Wiltshire [Pic Right] Sgt Bob Burrows, Lt Mark
LDY PAO Company 1990, Champion COY of the Battalion.
Sgt. Bob Burrows, Mrs Ridley-Thompson, CSM Ted Hubbard, Hon Col
R P Ridley-Thompson TD DL and Sgt V Soni
LDY Post Christmas Clay Pigeon Shoot 1992, at Blackbrook
Farm courtesy of Peter de Lisle.
Lt. Andy Jaques, O/Cdt Peter Reed, Sgt. Steve Wheatley, Stuart
Williamson, CSM Simon Barnes and Lt. Dave Howe.
LDYPAO assembled for an Infantry demo at the start of exercise
Lion Heart in 1984.
Major. Luke-Smith TD
Captain. N Page.
Captain. Nick Page headed his troop on a Lord Major's parade in
Leicester, mounted and in the full dress uniform of the
Leicestershire P.A.O. Yeomanry . Having previously attended
short courses (drill instruction) at the R.A.V.C in Melton
2Lt. P de Lisle
CSM. T Terridge
CSM. Ted (Shakey) Hubbard
CSM. "Titch" Gould
7 Platoon "Rogue Troopers"
Clermont-Ferrand, France, 1993
Live firing exercises and joint forces training.
Lt. D Howe
Sgt. B Burrows
Cpl. Les Dale
O/Cdt. G G Morgan-Jones
Entered for the "SAUMUR Cup" Yeomanry Point-to-Point competition
in Belgium (1991) and got selected, representing the
"Leicestershire & Derbyshire (P.A.O) Yeomanry". Selection took
place at the R.A.V.C. , Melton Mowbray.
O/Cdt. A Wong (ex-Nav'r F.A.A)
M-J Brothers 1990 - just before Exercise "Polar Bear".
2Lt Stanton, 7 Plt 1984, at a checkpoint in Germany on Exercise
1982, Exercise "Keystone" - Melton Mowbray Drill Hall.
Capt. R Burns
Sgt Ben Bennett
Back row: Carter (9plt), Dave
Daymond, Andy Rippin, Simon Gant, Lt. Andy Jaques, Paul Cox, Les
Dale, Russ Deacon, Daryl Hazelwood, Micheal (Mac) McCann, Tony
Brown, Pete Kwvietkosky.
Front row: Jed Daymond, Andy Smith, Bob Burrows (Horizintal),
Clive (The Cat) Williams, Henry Pruski.
Sgt. Dave Daymond (8Plt) & Sgt Bob Burrows (7Plt), in
Cpl Daymond's Sect. 8Plt LDY, Battalion inter-section
competition winners c1990.
Back Row: Pvt. Stanhope, Pvt. Andy Daly,
Pvt. Andrew Cobly, Pvt. Stace Burnett
Front Row: L/Cpl. Stean Roffey, Pvt. Clive Williams, Cpl. Dave
Daymond, Pvt. Andy Charles.
Lt. M Windibank
Lt. A Jaques
Sgt. D Daymond
Cpl. L Dale
Pvt. S Roffee
Son of Col. Roffee, RAVC
Lt. R Wiltshire (1)
Lt. V W Morgan-Jones (ex-QDG) (2)
Pvt. Marc Bailey
Ex Polar Bear, Germany 1990. 9 Platoon LDY PAO were
looking after the tanks (Chally 1).
Back Row: Lt. Vaughan Morgan-Jones, ?, Pvt.
Tuft, ?, Pvt. Russ Deacon, Sgt. Short.
Front Row: ?, Pvt. Stokes,?, Cpl. Fox, Pvt. Mason, Pvt. Marc