1st Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Sydney Charles Fishburn Jackson 04/08/1914 to 27/08/1914 Wounded

Major Frederick Richard Hicks 27/08/1914 to 30/08/1914 Wounded

Major Nelson William Barlow 30/08/1914 to 01/09/1914 Prisoner of war

Captain Lawrence Charles Walter Palk 01/09/1914 to 07/09/1914 Invalided

Major Peter Martin Connellan 07/09/1914 to 30/09/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Hastings Parker 30/09/1914 to 29/11/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Richard Hicks 29/11/1914 to 08/05/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Lawrence Charles Walter Palk 08/05/1915 to 28/01/1916 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel William Henry Middleton 28/01/1916 to 18/05/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Lawrence Charles Walter Palk 18/05/1916 to 01/07/1916 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Arthur William Armitage 18/07/1916 to 22/04/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel John Francis Cumberlege Mordaunt 11/05/1918 to 15/06/1918 Wounded

Major Philip Herbert Hudson 15/06/1918 to 31/07/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Francis Cumberlege Mordaunt 31/07/1918 to 15/10/1918 Replaced

Major Philip Herbert Hudson 15/10/1918 to 18/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis William Earle 18/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Carrington Smith 04/08/1914 to 25/04/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Major Arthur Thackeray Beckwith 25/04/1915 to 28/04/1915 Wounded

Major Edward Leigh 28/04/1915 to 01/05/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Captain Hubert Julian de Crespigny Wymer 02/05/1915 to 30/05/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Weir de Lancey Williams 30/05/1915 to 14/06/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Thackeray Beckwith 14/06/1915 to 01/08/1915 Wounded

Captain Basil Stewart Parker 01/08/1915 to 06/08/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant Henry Gibson Poole 06/08/1915 to 13/08/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant Frederick Albert Silk 13/08/1915 to 22/08/1915 Invalided

Major Richard Osbaldstone Spencer-Smith 22/08/1915 to 21/05/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Henry Middleton 21/05/1916 to 01/12/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Thackeray Beckwith 01/12/1916 to 30/07/1917 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Trevor Coleridge Spring 30/07/1917 to 17/11/1917 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Alfred Johnston 17/11/1917 to 15/03/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Campbell Westmorland 15/03/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil du Pre Penton Powney 04/08/1914 to 04/01/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Roger H A Daniell 04/01/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/4th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Walter Naish 04/08/1914 to 01/10/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Jearrad Bowker 01/10/1914 to 21/01/1916 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Foster Newton Thorne 22/01/1916 to 20/06/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Claud Leonard Matthews 20/06/1916 to 22/02/1917 Wounded

Major Henry Hugh Gribbon 22/02/1917 to 03/03/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Claud Leonard Matthews 03/03/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/5th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry di Stella Burford Burford-Hancock 04/08/1914 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/6th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Sydney Conrad Peters 04/08/1914 to 01/10/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Hope Grant Playfair 01/10/1914 to 15/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Wyatt 15/10/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/7th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Laurence Parke 04/08/1914 to 02/02/1916 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel William Roberts Thomson 03/02/1916 to 15/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Emerson Jenkins 15/04/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/8th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel John Edward Rhodes 04/08/1914 to 10/09/1915 Replaced

Captain Cecil Lengdon Ellery 10/09/1915 to 15/10/1915 Replaced

Major John Francis Harrison Marsh 15/10/1915 to 22/12/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas David Murray 22/12/1915 to 27/07/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Charles Bedford Holland 28/07/1916 to 27/03/1917 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel John Francis Harrison Marsh 27/03/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/9th (Cyclist) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Arthur Johnson 04/08/1914 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/4th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Walter Naish 01/10/1914 to 15/04/1916 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel John Bernard Lethbridge Stilwell 15/04/1916 to 18/07/1918 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Frank Brook 18/07/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/5th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Campbell Rowland Lacy Day 18/10/1914 to 26/04/1917 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Lates Stevenson 26/04/1917 to 18/05/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Campbell Rowland Lacy Day 18/05/1917 to 13/07/1917 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Lates Stevenson 13/07/1917 to 09/08/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Albemarle Vernon 09/08/1917 to 03/09/1917 Promoted

Major Arthur Lates Stevenson 03/09/1917 to 01/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Forder Perkins 01/10/1917 to 15/08/1918 Replaced

2/6th (absorbed by 5th Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Sydney Conrad Peters 02/10/1914 to 31/08/1916 Remained CO

2/7th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel John Walter Edward Montagu 10/10/1914 to 06/04/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Jeffrey Gott 07/04/1915 to 02/04/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Henry Maturin 02/04/1916 to 12/07/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Sidney George Smith 13/07/1917 to 08/10/1917 Died

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Hugh Gribbon 09/10/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/8th (absorbed by 4th Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Lyndhurst Willoughby Wallace 14/12/1914 to 31/08/1916 Remained CO

2/9th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Broadley Perkins 13/10/1914 to 01/04/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Annesley Tyndale Tyndale-Biscoe 01/04/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3/4th (into 4th Reserve) Battalion      

Major Lewis Frazer 15/03/1915 to 19/02/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Edward Hamilton Laughlin 20/02/1916 to 01/09/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Cecil Bassett 01/09/1916 to 01/11/1918 Remained CO

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

Lieutenant-Colonel John Cecil Bassett 15/03/1915 to 31/08/1916 Remained CO

3/6th Battalion - not formed       

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

Lieutenant-Colonel Jeffrey Gott 02/04/1916 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

3/8th Battalion

Formed, but no details survive

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

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Broadley Perkins 01/04/1916 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

10th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel George Hastings Parker 02/09/1914 to 30/09/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel William Dent Bewsher 10/10/1914 to 09/08/1915 Wounded

Major Lyddon Charteris Morley 10/08/1915 to 21/08/1915 Wounded

Lieutenant William John Saunders 21/08/1915 to 25/09/1915 Replaced

Major Julian Campbell Colquhoun 25/09/1915 to 29/09/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Douglas Mortimer Beckett 29/09/1915 to 24/10/1916 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Edward Davies 25/10/1916 to 10/11/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Douglas Mortimer Beckett 10/11/1916 to 10/02/1918 Died

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Edgar Hugh Taylor 10/02/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

11th (Service - Pioneer) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel William Kemmis 06/09/1914 to 04/03/1915 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Basil Edwin Crockett 04/03/1915 to 27/08/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James Ernest Stewart 27/08/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

12th (Service) Battalion       

Colonel Percy Gerald Walker 01/10/1914 to 13/10/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Bernard John Majendie 13/10/1915 to 18/07/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Frank Oscar Koebel 19/07/1916 to 24/04/1917 Wounded

Major Alfred Percival Barry 25/04/1917 to 18/05/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George William Guy Lindesay 18/05/1917 to 15/01/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel George Stanley McNaught 02/02/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

13th (Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Edmund Sclater Crofts 07/11/1914 to 02/09/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Edward Miles 02/09/1915 to 31/08/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

14th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles E Ramsbottom-Isherwood 01/09/1914 to 11/01/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Carlos Joseph Hickie 12/01/1916 to 30/08/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Harman 21/09/1916 to 07/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest Mortimer Allen 07/10/1917 to 20/10/1917 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Frank Naden 03/11/1917 to 15/01/1918 Wounded

15th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Howard Patrick Curtis O'Farrell 28/04/1915 to 28/08/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Richard Robyns Malone 28/08/1915 to 18/02/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel John Davy Wright Davy 18/02/1916 to 26/04/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Cyril Darcy Vivian Cary-Barnard 27/04/1916 to 08/10/1917 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Clive Murdoch 08/10/1917 to 18/09/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alec Walter Puttick 19/09/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

16th (Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Howard Patrick Curtis O'Farrell 28/08/1915 to 08/03/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Richard Robyns Malone 09/03/1916 to 31/08/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

17th Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Sydney Conrad Peters 01/01/1917 to 17/07/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Arthur Crump 17/07/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

18th  (Home Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel George John Ellicombe 06/01/1917 to 08/10/1917 T

1st Garrison (into 19th Garrison) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Sackville Trevor Griffith-Boscawen 03/04/1916 to 13/01/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur E Mayes 13/01/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO


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