1st Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Martin Newman Turner 04/08/1914 to 09/09/1914 Wounded

Major Thomas Herbert Francis Price 09/09/1914 to 21/09/1914 Replaced

Captain Charles Burnett Woodham 21/09/1914 to 07/10/1914 Replaced

Major Francis Arthur Dickinson 07/10/1914 to 19/10/1914 Replaced

Captain Charles Burnett Woodham 19/10/1914 to 15/11/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Thomas Cantan 15/11/1914 to 18/05/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Martin Newman Turner 18/05/1915 to 28/06/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Thomas Cantan 29/06/1915 to 16/04/1916 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Major Paul Gregory Petavel 16/04/1916 to 20/07/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Harold Fargus 20/07/1916 to 10/06/1917 Promoted

Major Arthur John Spencer Hammans 10/06/1917 to 03/07/1917 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Barrington Norton 03/07/1917 to 15/04/1918 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Frederick George Humphries 17/04/1918 to 30/05/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel John William Carnegie Kirk 01/06/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Denison Tuson 04/08/1914 to 07/09/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Herbert Francis Price 07/09/1915 to 29/12/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel John William Carnegie Kirk 29/12/1915 to 25/04/1916 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Conway Dobbs 25/04/1916 to 02/06/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John William Carnegie Kirk 02/06/1916 to 28/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Philip Henry Rushbrooke 12/05/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Lawrence Williams 04/08/1914 to 28/06/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Cuthbert Jeremiah Pike 28/06/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/4th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Walter Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis 04/08/1914 to 04/08/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Edward Stanley Smith 05/08/1914 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/5th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest John Jerome 04/08/1914 to 20/11/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Pleydell-Bouverie 20/11/1914 to 06/02/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel William Frederick Parker 06/02/1915 to 09/05/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Norman Gray 09/05/1915 to 04/06/1915 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel William Arthur Bawden 04/06/1915 to 11/12/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Trevor Carus-Wilson 11/12/1916 to 25/03/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Major Robert Courtenay Flamank Edyvean 25/03/1918 to 07/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Evan Bernard Ward 07/04/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/4th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Herbert Rogers 11/09/1914 to 15/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Stephen Meadows 15/05/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/5th Battalion (into 5th Reserve Battalion absorbed by 4th)       

Lieutenant-Colonel William Frederick Parker 09/05/1915 to 31/08/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

3/4th (into 4th Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Gilbert Hele Chilcott 15/03/1915 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Frederick Parker 01/09/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

6th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Richard Stokoe 19/08/1914 to 24/07/1915 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph Leonard Swainson 25/07/1915 to 18/02/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Richard Stokoe 18/02/1916 to 16/12/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Maurice Edwin McConaghey 23/12/1916 to 24/01/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Victor Valentine Vincent Sandiford 31/01/1917 to 16/03/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel C F Miller 16/03/1917 to 09/04/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Evelyn James Hewitt 09/04/1917 to 20/02/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

7th (Service) Battalion       

Colonel Henry Gage Morris 06/09/1914 to 28/12/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Hastings Ross-Johnson 28/12/1914 to 27/07/1915 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel George Northcote Colville 27/07/1915 to 29/07/1916 Promoted

Major Reginald Mander 29/07/1916 to 15/09/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Thomas Simcox 15/09/1916 to 25/12/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Hubert George Richard Burges-Short 25/12/1916 to 24/03/1918 Prisoner of war

Lieutenant-Colonel Reginald Mander 25/03/1918 to 13/06/1918 Invalided

Major Douglas Murfin Rose 13/06/1918 to 18/06/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Paul Alexander Scott 18/06/1918 to 01/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Douglas Murfin Rose 01/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

8th (Service) Battalion       

Colonel John Hamilton Verschoyle 01/10/1914 to 19/05/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Courtenay Nisbet 19/05/1916 to 13/12/1916 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Francis Smith 13/12/1916 to 16/02/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Courtenay Nisbet 16/02/1917 to 09/10/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Francis Smith 09/10/1917 to 27/10/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Courtenay Nisbet 27/10/1917 to 19/02/1918 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Francis Smith 19/02/1918 to 06/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Maurice Rhynd Dickson 06/05/1918 to 28/10/1918 Remained CO

9th (Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Walter Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis 09/11/1914 to 31/08/1918 Remained CO

10th (Service - Pioneer) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Dudley Acland Mills 08/07/1915 to 12/04/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest Alfred Brooke Alston 01/05/1916 to 10/08/1917 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Dennis Ionides 12/08/1917 to 01/10/1917 Wounded

Major Harry Chapman 01/10/1917 to 29/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Edward Allenby Browne 29/10/1917 to 05/02/1918 Temporary absence

Major Evan Bernard Ward 05/02/1918 to 13/02/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Edward Allenby Browne 14/02/1918 to 29/10/1918 Remained CO

Major Hugh George Bigg-Wither 29/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Replaced

11th (Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Lethbridge Marsack 18/10/1915 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

12th Labour Battalion (into 156th & 157th Labour Companies)       

Lieutenant-Colonel Dudley Acland Mills 12/04/1916 to 28/12/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert M Earl 28/12/1916 to 09/05/1917 Remained CO


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