1st Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel George Brenton Laurie 04/08/1914 to 12/03/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Osbert Clinton Baker 12/03/1915 to 09/05/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Major Arthur Drummond Nairne Merriman 17/05/1915 to 17/06/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Algernon Craigie Daunt 17/06/1915 to 26/02/1916 Invalided

Major E.C. Mayne 26/02/1916 to 14/04/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Guy Henry Sawyer 14/04/1916 to 18/06/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Carroll Macnamara 18/06/1916 to 01/07/1916 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Evan Colclough Lloyd 17/07/1916 to 28/04/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Algernon Craigie Daunt 28/04/1917 to 08/07/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Daniel Reid 08/07/1917 to 31/07/1917 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Captain Thomas H Ivey 31/07/1917 to 09/08/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Heffernan William Denis McCarthy-O'Leary 09/08/1917 to 16/08/1917 Wounded

Major Thomas H Ivey 16/08/1917 to 01/09/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Henley Morrison Kirkwood 01/09/1917 to 09/10/1917 Invalided

Major Thomas H Ivey 09/10/1917 to 29/12/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Heffernan William Denis McCarthy-O'Leary 29/12/1917 to 27/03/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Patrick Hunt 28/03/1918 to 16/08/1918 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel James Alan Mulholland 16/08/1918 to 11/09/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Patrick Hunt 11/09/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO















Lieutenant-Colonel George Brenton Laurie

killed in action at Neuve Chapelle, 11 March 1915


 

2nd Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Wilkinson Dent Bird 04/08/1914 to 16/09/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Algernon Craigie Daunt 16/09/1914 to 24/10/1914 Replaced

Captain Charles Stewart Dixon 24/10/1914 to 25/11/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James William Alston 25/11/1914 to 15/04/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Captain Cecil Morgan Ley Becher 15/04/1915 to 28/04/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Vavasour Weir 28/04/1915 to 30/05/1915 Replaced

Major Edmund Merrit Morris 01/06/1915 to 23/06/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel George Alexander Weir 24/06/1915 to 11/10/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Louis Charles Sprague 11/10/1915 to 25/11/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Russell Goodman 25/11/1916 to 07/01/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Patrick Godfrey Ashley Cox 07/01/1918 to 10/01/1918 Temporary absence

Major Richard de Ras Rose 10/01/1918 to 21/03/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Patrick Godfrey Ashley Cox 28/03/1918 to 31/08/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Henry Bridcutt 31/08/1918 to 30/09/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Morgan Ley Becher 06/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel William Edward Carson McCammond 04/08/1914 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

4th (Extra Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Findlay 04/08/1914 to 27/04/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Millar Gilliland McFerran 27/04/1915 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

5th (Extra Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Valentine Plaisted McCammon 04/08/1914 to 01/12/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel George Kilmer Swettenham 01/12/1915 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

6th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Chaloner Bradford 19/08/1914 to 07/08/1915 Wounded

Captain Richard de Ras Rose 08/08/1915 to 03/10/1915 Replaced

Captain Robert Otway Mansergh 03/10/1915 to 28/11/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Morgan Ley Becher 28/11/1915 to 03/08/1916 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Fergus Reginald Winford Graham 04/08/1916 to 09/09/1916 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Morgan Ley Becher 09/09/1916 to 06/10/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Fergus Reginald Winford Graham 07/10/1917 to 11/10/1917 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Morgan Ley Becher 11/10/1917 to 15/05/1918 Remained CO

7th (Service) Battalion (absorbed by 2nd Btn 11/1917)*     

Lieutenant-Colonel George Sumner Ormerod 06/09/1914 to 30/09/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Desmond Lambert Hartley 21/10/1914 to 28/01/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Sidney Goodall Francis 28/01/1916 to 18/10/1917 Promoted

Major Ernest Hope Carson 18/10/1917 to 14/11/1917 Remained CO

8th (Service) Battalion (into 8/9th)*    

Colonel Hugh Thomas Lyle 29/09/1914 to 19/09/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Pierce Thomas Chute 19/09/1915 to 29/12/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Raymond Theodore Pelly 30/12/1915 to ?/07/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Major J.D. Morrough to ?/07/1916 to 03/08/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Claud George Cole-Hamilton 03/08/1916 to 29/08/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

9th (Service) Battalion (into 8/9th)*

Lieutenant-Colonel George Sumner Ormerod 30/09/1914 to 27/03/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Frank Percy Crozier 28/03/1916 to 28/11/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Philip James Woods 28/11/1916 to 02/08/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Cecil Elwes 04/08/1917 to 07/02/1918 Remained CO

10th (Service) Battalion (disbanded 02/1918)*      

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Clifford Bernard 14/10/1914 to 01/07/1916 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Major William Richard Goodwin 01/07/1916 to 04/07/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Norman George Burnand 04/07/1916 to 20/02/1918 Remained CO

11th (Service) Battalion (into 11th/13th and disbanded 02/1918)*

Lieutenant-Colonel Hercules Arthur Pakenham 14/09/1914 to ?/08/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Laurence Kington-Blair-Oliphant ?/08/1916 to 13/02/1918 Remained CO











Lieutenant Colonel Philip Laurence Kington-Blair-Oliphant


12th (Service) Battalion*      

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Chaine Alexander McCalmont 15/09/1914 to 01/11/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel George Bull 01/11/1915 to 03/12/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel William Richard Goodwin 03/12/1916 to 11/03/1918 Invalided

Major A.H. Hall 11/03/1918 to 06/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Thomson 06/04/1918 to 20/06/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Richard Goodwin 20/06/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

13th (Service) Battalion (into 11th/13th and disbanded 02/1918)*    

Lieutenant-Colonel William Henry Savage 21/09/1914 to 15/11/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert David Percival Maxwell 16/11/1916 to 31/08/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Holt Waring 31/08/1917 to 13/11/1917 Replaced

14th (Service) Battalion*     

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Peel Dawson Spencer Chichester 12/09/1914 to 10/05/1916 Replaced

Major Harold Cecil Jones Biss 10/05/1916 to 06/12/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Charles Gough Ashton 07/12/1915 to 01/01/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Peel Dawson Spencer Chichester 01/01/1916 to 02/03/1916 Replaced

Major Francis Osborne Bowen 02/03/1916 to 05/04/1916 Replaced

Major Evan Henry Llewellyn 05/04/1916 to 03/05/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Osborne Bowen 03/05/1916 to 22/10/1916 Invalided

Major James McKee 22/10/1916 to 08/11/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Owen Fitzstephen Lloyd 08/11/1916 to 01/02/1917 Invalided

Major Odo Richard Vivian 10/02/1917 to 04/03/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Ronald Hamilton Cheape 04/03/1917 to 19/08/1917 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Odo Richard Vivian 19/08/1917 to 18/02/1918 Remained CO

15th (Service) Battalion*     

Lieutenant-Colonel George Higginson Ford-Hutchinson 08/10/1914 to 01/12/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Lewis Rawson Gordon 01/12/1915 to ?/07/1917 Replaced

Major William Alexander Montgomery ?/07/1917 to 09/09/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Claud George Cole-Hamilton 09/09/1917 to ?/01/1918 Replaced

Major William Alexander Montgomery ?/01/1918 to 31/01/1918 Replaced

Major Edward Francis Lepper 01/03/1918 to ?03/1918

Captain Percy Maurice Miller 21/03/1918 to 02/04/1918 Replaced

Major John Dunwoody Martin McCallum 02/04/1918 to 11/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert David Percival Maxwell 11/04/1918 to 25/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Rupert Caesar Smythe 25/04/1918 to 06/09/1918 Wounded

Major Ernest Richard Hallam May 06/09/1918 to 24/09/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Bryan John Jones 24/09/1918 to 20/10/1918 Killed in action

Major John Dunwoody Martin McCallum 20/10/1918 to 24/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Walter McClellan Crosbie 24/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

16th (Service - Pioneer) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel John Leader 20/10/1914 to 08/09/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Cyril Frankland Meares 08/09/1916 to 10/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William James Allen 10/04/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

17th (Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert H Wallace 16/01/1915 to 09/11/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Thomas Lyle 12/11/1915 to 09/05/1918 Remained CO

18th (Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Gordon Sharman-Crawford 15/04/1915 to 09/05/1918 Remained CO

19th (Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert H Wallace 09/11/1915 to 12/01/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Charles Hall 13/01/1918 to 09/05/1918 Replaced

20th (Reserve) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Valentine Plaisted McCammon 01/12/1915 to 02/04/1917 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Stewart Ward William Blacker 18/04/1917 to 09/05/1918 Remained CO

1st Garrison Battalion      

Colonel Attiwell Henry Wood 11/12/1915 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO


* Checked against war diary

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