1st Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Hugh Neish 04/08/1914 to 26/08/1914 Invalided

Captain William Muir Knox Marshall 26/08/1914 to 07/10/1914 Replaced

Major Alan David Greenhill-Gardyne 07/10/1914 to 30/10/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Walter Frederic Baird 01/11/1914 to 08/04/1915 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Wilson Brown 08/04/1915 to 22/04/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Walter Frederic Baird 23/04/1915 to 03/07/1915 Promoted

Captain Henry Pelham Burn 03/07/1915 to 12/07/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Wilson Brown 12/07/1915 to 08/12/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel George Standish Gage Craufurd 08/12/1915 to 28/11/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Robert Fairman Sworder 29/11/1916 to 24/12/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James Lauderdale Gilbert Burnett 24/12/1916 to 03/12/1917 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Alexander Wolfe-Murray 03/12/1917 to 21/08/1918 Wounded

Major Norman Gillespie Pearson 21/08/1918 to 05/09/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Fraser 05/09/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Percy Uniacke 04/08/1914 to 30/10/1914 Wounded

Captain John Raymond Evelyn Stansfeld 30/10/1914 to 02/11/1914 Wounded

Lieutenant James Melvill Hamilton 02/11/1914 to 05/12/1914 Replaced

Captain Bertrand Georges Reginald Gordon 05/12/1914 to 17/12/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Raymond Evelyn Stansfield 17/12/1914 to 29/01/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Percy Uniacke 29/01/1915 to 13/03/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Major James Melvill Hamilton 13/03/1915 to 04/04/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alister Fraser Gordon 04/04/1915 to 16/05/1915 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel John Raymond Evelyn Stansfield 16/05/1915 to 25/09/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Bertrand Georges Reginald Gordon 25/09/1915 to 20/07/1916 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Alexander Ross 28/07/1916 to 03/09/1916 Replaced

Major Robert Duncombe Oxley 03/09/1916 to 06/09/1916 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Dudley Ralph Turnbull 06/09/1916 to 01/10/1916 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Adam Neilson Tytler 01/10/1916 to 27/12/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Dudley Ralph Turnbull 27/12/1916 to 04/02/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Wilson Brown 04/02/1917 to 17/08/1917 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Lewis Makgill-Crichton-Maitland 17/08/1917 to 01/09/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Alexander Ross 01/09/1918 to 27/10/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel William Gordon 27/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Henry Burgh (Leith) 04/08/1914 to 02/06/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James O Forbes 02/06/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/4th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel David Brown Douglas Stewart 04/08/1914 to 19/11/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Ogilvie 19/11/1914 to 24/06/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Lyon 24/06/1915 to 07/10/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Alexander Smith 08/10/1915 to 15/03/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Stuart Allan 15/03/1916 to 15/04/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Stanley Robert McClintock 16/04/1916 to 22/04/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Lyon 23/04/1917 to 12/09/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James Rowbotham 12/09/1917 to 06/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel David Francis Bickmore 06/04/1918 to 19/07/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Alfred John Welsh 04/08/1918 to 07/10/1918 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Dyce Gardner 08/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/5th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Grant 04/08/1914 to 18/06/1915 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Maxwell Fielding McTaggart 24/06/1915 to 03/12/1916 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel McDonald 04/12/1916 to 05/02/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Maxwell Fielding McTaggart 06/02/1917 to 21/03/1918 Prisoner of war

Lieutenant-Colonel George Alexander Smith 22/03/1918 to 28/07/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel John Bruce Wood 29/07/1918 to 20/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Dudley Gladstone Gordon 21/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/6th Battalion (into 6/7th)       

Lieutenant-Colonel Colin McLean 04/08/1914 to 13/03/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Captain James Martin Cook 13/03/1915 to 03/04/1915 Replaced

Captain Geoffrey Cecil Gilbert Moss 03/04/1915 to 24/04/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Wilson Brown 24/04/1915 to 11/07/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel John Ellison MacQueen 15/07/1915 to 25/09/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel James Dawson 25/09/1915 to 22/04/1917 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel William Fraser 08/05/1917 to 01/03/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Gibb Thom 01/03/1918 to 13/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Joseph Edmondstoune Cranstoun 17/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/7th Battalion (into 6/7th)       

Lieutenant-Colonel George Haddon Bower 04/08/1914 to 30/05/1916 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Charles Gough Ashton 01/06/1916 to 21/07/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Bruce  21/07/1916 to 30/07/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Macaulay Booth 31/07/1916 to 16/08/1917 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Albert de Lande Long 28/06/1917 to 26/03/1918 Wounded

Major William Hill Newson 26/03/1918 to 15/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James Menzies 22/04/1918 to 05/10/1918 Replaced

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

Lieutenant-Colonel John Ellison MacQueen 20/09/1914 to 08/07/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel William Mellis 10/07/1915 to 01/11/1915 Remained CO

2/5th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel John Low Reid 06/10/1914 to 08/01/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Mellis 08/01/1916 to 06/05/1918 Remained CO

2/6th Battalion (absorbed by 2/7th)       

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Forbes 13/11/1914 to 01/11/1915 Replaced

2/7th Battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel James George Hay 15/10/1914 to 20/01/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel H S Turnbull 20/01/1916 to 30/09/1917 Replaced

3/4th (into 4th Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward William Watt 15/02/1915 to 08/08/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel McDonald 08/08/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3/5th Battalion (into 5th Reserve Battalion absorbed by 4th)        

Major William Ernest Hutchison 14/05/1915 to 14/02/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Forbes 15/02/1916 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

3/6th Battalion (into 6th Reserve Battalion absorbed by 4th)        

Lieutenant-Colonel John James George 07/03/1915 to 31/08/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

3/7th Battalion (into 7th Reserve Battalion absorbed by 4th)       

Captain J W Walker 15/05/1915 to 11/09/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Scott 12/09/1915 to 22/03/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Lumsden Macpherson 23/03/1916 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

8th (Service) Battalion (into 8/10th)       

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Louis Hamilton Buchanan 04/09/1914 to 07/11/1914 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel George Staunton 07/11/1914 to 10/04/1915 Invalided

Colonel Harry Wright 10/04/1915 to 27/09/1915 Wounded

Major George James Gordon Gerald Cumine 27/09/1915 to 27/10/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alan David Greenhill-Gardyne 27/10/1915 to ?/02/1916 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles William Eric Gordon ?/02/1916 to 09/04/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Pelham Burn 09/04/1916 to 16/07/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel David McLeod 16/07/1916 to 18/01/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Gibb Thom 18/01/1917 to 01/08/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Reid 01/08/1917 to 26/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Dudley Gladstone Gordon 26/10/1917 to 19/05/1918 Remained CO

9th (Service) Battalion       

Colonel William Augustus Scott 06/09/1914 to 12/02/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Hyde Hamilton Gordon 13/02/1916 to 30/11/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas George Taylor 30/11/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

10th (Service) Battalion (into 8/10th)       

Lieutenant-Colonel Stewart MacDougall 06/09/1914 to 21/07/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Robert Wallace 23/07/1915 to 03/03/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Walter William MacGregor 04/03/1916 to 11/05/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

11th (Reserve) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Stamford Lewis Alford 08/12/1914 to 31/08/1916 Remained CO

1st Garrison Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel John James George 25/09/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO


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