Here are some detailed pictures of the Tarleton Helmet believed to have been worn by Mr James Thomas in February 1797 when the Pembroke Yeomanry marched against the French at Fishguard.
On Wednesday 22nd of February 1797 a French army of around 1400 Officers and Soldiers landed near Fishguard with the aim to raise an insurrection, disrupt local commerce and embarrass the British Government. For their action over the next couple of days the Pembroke (Castlemartin) Yeomanry were awarded the Battle Honour of ‘Fishguard’. They remain […]
The Pembroke Yeomanry By LT COL. R. L. HOWELL, M.B.E., T.D. Part 1 – Beginnings. For more than one and a half centuries the men of Pembrokeshire have given of their spare time to serve in a regiment of volunteers raised within their own County. In times of peace they have maintained it by their […]
A considerable amount of work has gone into creating our digital archive, and it is still an ongoing project. The Trust has a desire to provide greater access to our collection and the valuable information it holds. Please bear with us as we work through this project. World War 1 Uniforms Group Pictures History
There are currently two places in Pembrokeshire where Pembroke Yeomanry items are displayed, these are Pembroke Castle which contains items of uniform and equipment from the 1800s and the Last Invasion collection in Fishguard Town Hall which holds our Battle Honour and Guidon.