On July 1, 1916, Private Clay used it to sound the charge as 703 of the 8th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment leapt from their trenches.
What does Y&L stand for?
Y&L stands for York and Lancaster Regiment (British Army)
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
- Yotta- (prefix, 10^24 or septillion)
- Yukon Standard Time
- Yukon Territory (postal code designation, Canada)
- Yeshivah of Flatbush (Jewish day school in Brooklyn, NY)
- Yeoman of Signals
- Yacht & Beach Club (Disney Resort)
- Bureau of Yards and Docks (US Navy)
- Yards and Docks
- Young & Dumb
Samples in periodicals archive:
CAPTION(S): * EXHIBITS: West Yorkshire Rifle Volunteers jacket and WWI York and Lancaster Regiment 2nd lieutenant''s uniform jacket
The Tommies have been identified as volunteers of the York and Lancaster Regiment killed between October 18 and 20, 1914 in a gunbattle with German troops near the castle of Flandres de Beaucamps-Ligny.