1st Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Louis Jean Bols 08/04/1914 to 13/10/1914 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Cyril Saunders 13/10/1914 to 14/11/1914 Wounded

Captain Harold Sutton Williams 14/11/1914 to 19/11/1914 Replaced

Major William Augustus Cumming Fraser 19/11/1914 to 12/12/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Ernest Walshe 12/12/1914 to 03/01/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Louis Jean Bols 03/01/1915 to 24/02/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Ernest Walshe 24/02/1915 to 03/04/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Major Hugh Norman Ramsay Cowie 03/04/1915 to 05/05/1915 Wounded

Captain Algernon Lee Ransome 05/05/1915 to 21/06/1915 Replaced

Major Henry Thomas Cantan 21/06/1915 to 30/06/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Jasper Fitzgerald Radcliffe 30/06/1915 to 17/08/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Lloyd Newton Jones-Bateman 17/08/1915 to 29/04/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Vivian Shute 29/04/1916 to 01/07/1916 Wounded

Major Harry Delamare Thwaytes 01/07/1916 to 12/08/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Evelyn James Hewitt 12/08/1916 to 24/10/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Abbot Anderson 24/10/1916 to 13/12/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Vivian Shute 13/12/1916 to 25/04/1917 Replaced

Major Herbert Cecil Butcher 25/04/1917 to 30/04/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Lucius Charles Hope 15/05/1917 to 08/06/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Ian Harrison Macdonell 08/06/1917 to 05/07/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Chester Lewis Lloyd 05/07/1917 to 21/12/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Christopher Probart Whitaker 21/12/1917 to 20/01/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas William Bullock 20/01/1918 to 12/04/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Delamare Thwaytes 13/04/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Louis Rosher 04/08/1914 to 14/04/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Bertie St John Clarkson 14/04/1915 to 05/05/1915 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Walter Radcliffe 05/05/1915 to 28/09/1915 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Michael James Joseph Sweetman 28/09/1915 to 22/11/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Melbourne Herbert 23/11/1915 to 28/04/1916 Prisoner of war

Lieutenant-Colonel Horace Akroyd Case 28/04/1916 to 15/11/1916 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Bertie St John Clarkson 15/11/1916 to 13/05/1918 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Horace Akroyd Case 13/05/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Castleman-Smith 04/08/1914 to 11/11/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Douglas Keith Elphinstone Hall 11/11/1916 to 16/12/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Verelst Turner Worship 16/12/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/4th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Walter Herbert Baxter 04/08/1914 to 24/04/1917 Invalided

Captain William Forbes Panton 24/04/1917 to 08/05/1917 Replaced

Major Cloudesly C Hughes-D'Aeth 08/05/1917 to 12/05/1917 Invalided

Captain Lawrence Lamonby 12/05/1917 to 14/06/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Lane Kitson 14/06/1917 to 05/07/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Alec Walter Saumarez Brock 06/07/1917 to 11/08/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel William Langham Hodges 11/08/1917 to 03/09/1917 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Lawrence Lamonby 03/09/1917 to 01/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Langham Hodges 01/10/1917 to 01/11/1917 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Reginald Barke 01/11/1917 to 09/01/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Lawrence Lamonby 09/01/1918 to 12/02/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Reginald Barke 13/02/1918 to 31/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Lane Kitson 31/05/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/4th Battalion       

Major Francis Decimus Woodhouse 15/09/1914 to 26/11/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick William Agnew Scott 26/11/1914 to 19/02/1918 Temporary absence

Major Henry Osmond Lock 19/02/1918 to 30/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick William Agnew Scott 30/04/1918 to 01/08/1918 Remained CO

3/4th (into 4th Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Aubrey Cartwright 07/11/1915 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John R Wyatt 31/08/1916 to 15/03/1918 Replaced

Major D C Greenlees 15/03/1918 to 15/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Vere Broke Thurston 15/05/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

5th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Cathcart Christian Hannay 19/08/1914 to 18/08/1915 Invalided

Major Richard Fitzgerald William Ferris Leslie 18/08/1915 to 22/08/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Major Arthur George FitzRoy Day 23/08/1915 to 20/09/1915 Invalided

Major Edward Macnaghten Dawson 20/09/1915 to 25/10/1915 Invalided

Captain Harry Seymour Mullins 25/10/1915 to 26/12/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Horace Cyril Kearsey 26/12/1915 to 01/05/1916 Replaced

Major Arthur George FitzRoy Day 01/05/1916 to 25/05/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Alsager Pollock 25/05/1916 to 27/10/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Cathcart Christian Hannay 27/10/1916 to 08/04/1918 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Claude Swanwick Worthington 08/04/1918 to 01/10/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Captain Edward Haughton James 01/10/1918 to 12/10/1918 Replaced

Major James Peddie 12/10/1918 to 16/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Henry Owen 16/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

6th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Alured Rowley 06/09/1914 to 14/12/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey de Brouncker de Mairies Mairis 14/12/1916 to 08/01/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Altham Leonard Moulton-Barrett 08/01/1917 to 02/05/1917 Invalided

Major Albert Ernest Barton 02/05/1917 to 24/05/1917 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest James 24/05/1917 to 08/08/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Altham Leonard Moulton-Barrett 10/08/1917 to 03/03/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey de Brouncker de Mairies Mairis 03/03/1918 to 25/03/1918 Wounded

Major Frederick Joseph Morley 25/03/1918 to 25/03/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Major John Frederick Cubbon 25/03/1918 to 01/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Kenrick Dickinson Hall 01/04/1918 to 25/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest Steuart Weldon 26/04/1918 to 24/08/1918 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Donald Patrick Shaw 24/08/1918 to 20/10/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest Steuart Weldon 20/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

7th (Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel George Adrian Porter 05/11/1914 to 10/02/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Hugh Biddulph 10/02/1915 to 28/06/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederic Philip Smyly 28/06/1915 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

8th (Home Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel John George Ralph Swanson 07/09/1916 to 14/04/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Ernest Walshe 14/04/1917 to 01/12/1917 Remained CO

1st Garrison (Home Service) Battalion      

Colonel Gerald Denne Armstrong 31/08/1916 to 01/02/1917 Remained CO


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