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18th Mounted Brigade (United Kingdom)
Country Great Britain
Branch British Army
Allegiance British Crown
Service history
Active 1914–1916
Size Brigade
Battles First World War
Commanders
Insignia

The 18th Mounted Brigade previously known as the 2/1st Yorkshire Mounted Brigade was a second line yeomanry brigade of the British Army during the First World War.

Raised after the declaration of war, it was a mirror formation of the first line Yorkshire Mounted Brigade. It had under command the 2/1st Yorkshire Hussars, the 2/1st Queen's Own Yorkshire Dragoons, and the 2/1st East Riding of Yorkshire Yeomanry. All of which were converted in cyclist units in 1916, the brigade, never having seen any active service, ceased to exist.[1]

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  1. Baker, Chris. "British Yeomanry 1914–1918". http://www.1914-1918.net/yeomanry.htm. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 

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