1st Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Leslie Henderson 04/08/1914 to 26/01/1915 Invalided

Captain Harry Michael Thomson 27/01/1915 to 20/02/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Buchanan Kirk 20/02/1915 to 07/10/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Leslie Henderson 15/11/1915 to 05/10/1916 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexis Elphinston 05/10/1916 to 12/10/1917 Replaced

Major Alexander Robert Graham Wilson 13/10/1917 to 18/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Robert Forbes 18/10/1917 to 09/11/1918 Replaced

Captain Cecil Bruce Robertson 09/11/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Peyton Moulton-Barrett 04/08/1914 to 02/11/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Buchanan Kirk 03/11/1914 to 15/01/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Clement Gore 16/01/1915 to 27/01/1916 Promoted

Major Alexander William Ramsay Sprot 27/01/1916 to 15/05/1916 Invalided

Major Harry de Burgh Purves 15/05/1916 to 18/06/1916 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Major Adam Brown Thorburn 18/06/1916 to 22/06/1916 Replaced

Major John Creagh Scott 24/06/1916 to 15/07/1916 Wounded

Major Charles Brett Purvis 15/07/1916 to 26/07/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Creagh Scott 26/07/1916 to 29/07/1916 Replaced

Major Charles Brett Purvis 29/07/1916 to 11/08/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Wilson Brown 11/08/1916 to 04/02/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel John Creagh Scott 10/02/1917 to 24/04/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Leonard Lane Wheatley 24/04/1917 to 04/12/1917 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Garnet Wolseley Muir 04/12/1917 to 08/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Gordon Campbell Colquhoun 08/05/1918 to 17/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Ian Malcolm Campbell 17/05/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Chaworth Fergusson 04/08/1914 to 29/11/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel John Gordon Wolrige-Gordon 29/11/1914 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

4th (Extra Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel George Tyrie Brand Wilson 04/08/1914 to 06/09/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey Goyer Gilligan 06/09/1915 to 07/10/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Tyrie Brand Wilson 07/10/1916 to 16/02/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel William John Bell Tweedie 22/03/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/5th Battalion       

Colonel Hugh David McIntyre 04/08/1914 to 01/12/1914 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Duncan Darroch 01/12/1914 to 18/08/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Brownhill Henry Hamilton Mathew-Lannowe 18/08/1915 to 23/07/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Leslie Barlow 23/07/1918 to 05/08/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Robert Graham Wilson 06/08/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/6th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel James Cook 04/08/1914 to 06/03/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James Sutherland Stewart 07/03/1915 to 01/07/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James Craig Barr 01/07/1915 to 20/10/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Ian Rawson 20/10/1915 to 17/03/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Stewart Coats 18/03/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/7th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel James Craig 04/08/1914 to 26/09/1914 Replaced

Colonel Douglas Beresford Malise Ronald Montrose (Graham) 27/09/1914 to 22/01/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Derrick Alfred Carden 08/03/1915 to 24/05/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel James Morison Scott 24/05/1915 to 14/09/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James Kennedy Tullis 14/09/1915 to 09/11/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Hugh Gordon Hyslop 09/11/1915 to 10/09/1917 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Eric Cecil Hill-Whitson 10/09/1917 to 11/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James Alfred Durie 11/10/1917 to 01/01/1918 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Stanley Robert McClintock 01/01/1918 to 27/02/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel James Alfred Durie 27/02/1918 to 13/06/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Lionel Gartside 13/06/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/8th Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel John Campbell 04/08/1914 to 05/09/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Beauchamp Douglas Baird 05/09/1915 to 24/03/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas King Gardner 25/03/1916 to 12/07/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Campbell 12/07/1916 to 15/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Gifford Moir 15/10/1917 to 19/01/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel James Robert Macalpine-Downie 19/01/1918 to 21/03/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Robert Fairman Sworder 27/04/1918 to 09/06/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Gavin Laurie Wilson 10/06/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/9th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Wellesley George Thomas Leith-Buchanan 04/08/1914 to 23/09/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel James Clark 23/09/1914 to 10/08/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel William John Bell Tweedie 10/08/1915 to 25/03/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

2/5th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel William Alexander Fisher 18/10/1914 to 30/11/1915 Replaced

2/6th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel James Craig Barr 02/10/1914 to 01/07/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel C G McKenzie 01/07/1915 to 09/03/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Myles Sandys-Lumsdaine 09/03/1916 to 02/02/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Gardner 02/02/1917 to 13/03/1918 Remained CO

2/7th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Thompson Menzies 07/01/1915 to 19/01/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Monteith Brown Grahame 19/01/1916 to 30/09/1917 Replaced

2/8th Battalion       

Colonel James Edward Dewar 28/10/1914 to 08/01/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel James Robert Macalpine-Downie 08/01/1915 to 04/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Mitchell Campbell 04/10/1917 to 14/01/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Tyrie Brand Wilson 14/01/1918 to 23/03/1918 Replaced

2/9th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Wellesley George Thomas Leith-Buchanan 24/09/1914 to 29/09/1917 Replaced

3/5th (into 5th Reserve) Battalion      

Major William Gilchrist Prentice 15/04/1915 to 11/10/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alfred T Millar 12/10/1915 to 21/01/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Hector Fraser 21/01/1916 to 01/06/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John H Younger 01/06/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3/6th Battalion (into 6th Reserve Battalion absorbed by 5th)       

Lieutenant-Colonel James Sutherland Stewart 01/07/1915 to 14/04/1916 Replaced

Colonel Hugh Rose 14/04/1916 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

3/7th Battalion (into 7th Reserve Battalion absorbed by 5th)       

Lieutenant-Colonel John H Younger 15/04/1915 to 01/06/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

3/8th Battalion (into 8th Reserve Battalion absorbed by 5th)       

Major D Campbell 30/04/1915 to 05/09/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Campbell 06/09/1915 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

3/9th Battalion (into 9th Reserve Battalion absorbed by 5th)       

Major Francis Rorke 06/05/1915 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

10th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Francis Mackenzie 19/08/1914 to 27/09/1915 Wounded

Major Walter Glencairn Campbell 27/09/1915 to 10/12/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Pelham Burn 10/12/1915 to 08/04/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel William John Bell Tweedie 08/04/1916 to 29/07/1916 Invalided

Major Herbert George Sotheby 29/07/1916 to 05/08/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Kennedy 05/08/1916 to 04/12/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert George Sotheby 04/12/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

11th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Buchanan Kirk 18/09/1914 to 02/11/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Malcolm McNeill 02/11/1914 to 17/02/1917 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Horace Adrian Duncan 18/02/1917 to 01/03/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Malcolm McNeill 02/03/1917 to 03/06/1917 Died

Lieutenant-Colonel Horace Adrian Duncan 03/06/1917 to 02/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Gavin Laurie Wilson 03/04/1918 to 09/06/1918 Remained CO

12th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Alic Sutherland 01/10/1914 to 10/03/1915 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Frederick Herbert Davidson 10/03/1915 to 09/11/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Ronald Dundas Falconar-Stewart 30/11/1916 to 19/09/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Maurice Rhynd Dickson 29/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

13th (Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Macnamara Aitken 10/11/1914 to 23/12/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William MacLaren Campbell 22/01/1916 to 31/08/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

14th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Edward Wylde Macdonald 26/01/1915 to 03/02/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Gilbert Gunn 03/02/1916 to 21/09/1916 Replaced

Major Eric Cecil Hill-Whitson 21/09/1916 to 09/10/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Moorhouse 14/11/1916 to 29/01/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alastair Drummond Carmichael 29/01/1917 to 08/07/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Maxwell Emsley Rouse 23/07/1917 to 08/09/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alastair Drummond Carmichael 08/09/1917 to 03/11/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James Robert Couper 03/11/1917 to 22/02/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Marr Benzie 22/02/1918 to 15/03/1918 Replaced

Major Dudley Clark Johnston 15/03/1918 to 15/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Lachlan Mackinnon 15/04/1918 to 15/08/1918 Temporary absence

Major William George Thomson Keddie 15/08/1918 to 15/09/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Lachlan Mackinnon 15/09/1918 to 08/10/1918 Temporary absence

Major William George Thomson Keddie 09/10/1918 to 29/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Lachlan Mackinnon 29/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

15th (Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Wilson Brown 11/12/1915 to 11/08/1916 Remained CO

16th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel James Craig Barr 01/01/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

Unknown Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel William Alexander Farquhar 28/05/1918 to 30/05/1918 Replaced


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