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1st Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Richard Jebb Griffith 04/08/1914 to 03/12/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Benjamin Robert Roche 06/12/1915 to 01/02/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Cranley Charlton Onslow 01/02/1916 to 14/06/1916 Promoted

Major Noel Wilfred Lawder 14/06/1916 to 16/07/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Walter Allason 16/07/1916 to 03/12/1916 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Noel Butler 18/12/1916 to 01/04/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Reginald Worrall 01/04/1917 to 05/02/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Ivan de Sausmarez Thorpe 07/02/1918 to 16/04/1918 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Montague Walter Halford 16/04/1918 to 15/06/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Courtenay 18/06/1918 to 23/08/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel William Stuart Chirnside 23/08/1918 to 14/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Edward Gowran Shearman 14/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Wise Unett Coates 04/08/1914 to 04/10/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Murray Traill 04/10/1914 to 30/10/1914 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Captain Charles Calverley Foss 30/10/1914 to 07/11/1914 Replaced

Captain Cleland Bulstrode Cumberlege 07/11/1914 to 18/11/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Henry Denne 18/11/1914 to 12/01/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Cranley Charlton Onslow 12/01/1915 to 20/03/1915 Wounded

Major John Mackenzie 20/03/1915 to 17/04/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Ivan de Sausmarez Thorpe 17/04/1915 to 20/05/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Cranley Charlton Onslow 20/05/1915 to 25/09/1915 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel John Cassels Monteith 25/09/1915 to 01/10/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Harold Frank John Bidder 01/10/1915 to 10/11/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Stainton Poyntz 10/11/1915 to 25/01/1916 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Cranley Charlton Onslow 25/01/1916 to 29/01/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Stainton Poyntz 29/01/1916 to 08/04/1917 Invalided

Captain Richard Owen Wynne 08/04/1917 to 15/06/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Stephen Massey Poyntz 15/06/1917 to 16/07/1917 Replaced

Major Richard Owen Wynne 16/07/1917 to 26/07/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Hamilton de St Pierre Bunbury 26/07/1917 to 28/12/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Ivan de Sausmarez Thorpe 28/12/1917 to 16/01/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Stainton Poyntz 17/01/1918 to 28/02/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Owen Wynne 28/02/1918 to 27/07/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Ernest Percival 28/07/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Oliver Villiers Ampthill (Russell) 04/08/1914 to 09/11/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Stewart Windham 09/11/1916 to 11/06/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Oliver Villiers Ampthill (Russell) 11/06/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

4th (Extra Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel James Edward Hubert Salisbury (Gascoyne-Cecil) 04/08/1914 to 08/01/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Page Croft 08/01/1915 to 04/09/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Aynsley Eyre Greenwell 04/09/1916 to 20/10/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Stanhope Collings-Wells 20/10/1916 to 27/03/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Gabell Macdonald 22/04/1918 to 03/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Brodnax Knight 03/05/1918 to 20/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick William Smith 20/05/1918 to 22/07/1918 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Gracie Hayward 22/07/1918 to 22/09/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Harman 22/09/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/5th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Noel Butler 04/08/1914 to 25/01/1915 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Edgar William Brighten 25/01/1915 to 20/06/1918 Wounded

Major C R James 20/06/1918 to 25/08/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edgar William Brighten 26/08/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/5th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Victor Alexander Frederick Villiers Russell 26/09/1914 to 30/11/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward George Mercer 12/12/1916 to 18/03/1918 Replaced

3/5th (into 5th Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Rouse Boughton Orlebar 15/06/1915 to 18/02/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel David Watson Powell 18/02/1918 to 10/06/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Stafford Wollocombe 19/06/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

6th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Beresford Cecil Molyneux Carter 19/08/1914 to 13/11/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Hubert Frederick Barclay 13/11/1914 to 22/08/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Roundel Tristram Toke 24/08/1915 to 03/05/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Hyde Edwards 03/05/1916 to 14/05/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel William Robert Campion 14/05/1917 to 26/10/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey William Courtney 26/10/1917 to 22/12/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Hyde Edwards 22/12/1917 to 04/08/1918 Remained CO

7th (Service) Battalion       

Colonel Herbert Martin 06/09/1914 to 16/12/1914 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Augustus Heathcote Allenby 17/12/1914 to 24/05/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel George Dominic Price 10/06/1915 to 05/01/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel George Pilkington Mills 06/01/1916 to 08/04/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Dominic Price 08/04/1916 to 14/05/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel George Pilkington Mills 17/05/1916 to 15/06/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Dominic Price 15/06/1916 to 18/10/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel George Pilkington Mills 18/10/1916 to 18/01/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Ernest Percival 18/01/1918 to 25/05/1918 Remained CO

8th (Service) Battalion      

Colonel Edward Stanley Curwen Kennedy 01/10/1914 to 26/09/1915 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel John Sinclair Liddell 11/10/1915 to 13/01/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Cholmondeley Jackson 14/01/1916 to 17/04/1916 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel William Rowland Harris Dann 17/04/1916 to 16/05/1916 Wounded

Major Donald McLeod Hawkins 19/05/1916 to 01/06/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Francis Montagu-Douglas-Scott 02/06/1916 to 04/04/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Oliver Villiers Ampthill (Russell) 05/04/1917 to 19/05/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Rochfort McCullagh 20/05/1917 to 14/06/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Reginald Le Huquet 15/06/1917 to 20/07/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel James Robert Robertson 20/07/1917 to 06/08/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Reginald Le Huquet 06/08/1917 to 16/02/1918 Remained CO

9th (Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Hammond 09/11/1914 to 07/02/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Tufton Godden 07/02/1915 to 14/06/1916 Replaced

Colonel John Hamilton Verschoyle 14/06/1916 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

10th (Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel William Barrington Piers 06/11/1914 to 31/08/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

11th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel John Henry Lang Sims 14/02/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

12th (Transport Workers) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Gilbert Thompson 22/12/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

13th (Transport Workers) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest Washington Chance 04/03/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1st Garrison Battalion       

Colonel William Edward Albemarle Blakeney 08/01/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Garrison Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel David Laidlaw 26/12/1916 to 06/05/1917 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel H W Ryan 07/05/1917 to 24/06/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel David Laidlaw 24/06/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3rd Garrison Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel William McGee Armstrong 15/02/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO


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