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 King’s Liverpool

1st Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel William Stirling Bannatyne 04/08/1914 to 20/10/1914 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Major Charles John Steavenson 20/10/1914 to 18/11/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Beresford Cecil Molyneux Carter 18/11/1914 to 10/03/1915 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles John Steavenson 04/04/1915 to 02/07/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Cecil Potter 02/07/1915 to 08/03/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Edward Goff 09/03/1916 to 08/08/1916 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Edward Norris 20/08/1916 to 31/07/1917 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Gregory Morgan Knight 01/08/1917 to 20/10/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel David Murray Murray-Lyon 04/11/1917 to 06/04/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel William Cabourn Smith 09/04/1918 to 30/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Dennis Malcolm  King 30/04/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel George Delmain Crocker 04/08/1914 to 23/04/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Hyslop 23/04/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Hare Hobson 04/08/1914 to 21/11/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Albert John Henry Byrne 21/11/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

4th (Extra Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel John Wooley Allen 04/08/1914 to 04/05/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Metcalfe Beall 04/05/1916 to 28/12/1917 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel John Horace Lindsay Browne 28/12/1917 to 24/01/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Edward Norris 24/01/1918 to 02/08/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Metcalfe Beall 02/08/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/5th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel John Maxwell McMaster 04/08/1914 to 01/12/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Joseph Shute 01/12/1915 to 10/10/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Albert Buckley 10/10/1917 to 01/05/1918 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel John Joseph Shute 01/05/1918 to 31/08/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Albert Buckley 31/08/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/6th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh L De Spenser Spencely 04/08/1914 to 24/02/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Davison 25/02/1915 to 02/09/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Eustace James Harrison 03/09/1915 to 05/08/1916 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Wainwright 06/08/1916 to 17/09/1916 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel John Bickerton McKaig 18/09/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/7th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel William Henry Stott 04/08/1914 to 06/11/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Sidney Charles Marriott 06/11/1915 to 24/08/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Colin Kynaston Potter 25/08/1916 to 04/03/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Rowlandson Crosfield 04/03/1917 to 21/03/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis John Courtenay Hood 21/03/1918 to 24/09/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel George Montgomery Bond 24/09/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/8th Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel John Adams Cooney 04/08/1914 to 11/10/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Algernon Hastings Campbell Neale 11/10/1914 to 16/06/1915 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel James Alexander Campbell Johnson 17/06/1915 to 05/12/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Arthur Fagan 05/12/1915 to 26/08/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Leech 27/08/1916 to 15/11/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Charles Heath 16/11/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/9th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Luther Watts 04/08/1914 to 22/12/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel John E Lloyd 22/12/1914 to 28/02/1915 Replaced

Major Theodore Julian Bolland 01/03/1915 to 09/05/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Frank William Ramsay 15/05/1915 to 22/01/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Polglase James 09/02/1916 to 29/02/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Gustave Bradley 29/02/1916 to 04/09/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugo Kenneth Stuart Woodhouse 04/09/1916 to 24/02/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis William Massy Drew 24/02/1917 to 06/06/1918 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Sidney Charles Ball 06/06/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/10th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel William Nicholl 04/08/1914 to 15/10/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel George Alexander Blair 15/10/1914 to 25/11/1914 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Jonothan Roberts Davidson 25/11/1914 to 09/08/1916 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis William Massy Drew 09/08/1916 to 05/02/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Jonothan Roberts Davidson 05/02/1917 to 03/10/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel James Leslie Auld Macdonald 04/10/1917 to 04/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel David Campbell Duncan Munro 05/04/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

7th Volunteer Battalion       

Major Thomas McKenzie 04/08/1914 to 20/10/1915 Replaced

Major J H Cowie 20/10/1915 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/5th Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Robert Locke 04/10/1914 to 28/08/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Stanley S G Cohen 28/08/1915 to 29/07/1917 Wounded

Major Humphrey Noel Giles 31/07/1917 to 12/08/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Montagu Irvine Gedoin Jenkins 13/08/1917 to 21/12/1917 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel William Hunnybun 22/12/1917 to 01/02/1918 Remained CO

2/6th Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel George Adshead Wilson 07/08/1914 to 05/08/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Alfred Littledale Fletcher 06/08/1915 to 31/07/1917 Invalided

Captain Frederick Clive Bowring 31/07/1917 to 06/08/1917 Replaced

Major Henry K Wilson 06/08/1917 to 11/09/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Alfred Littledale Fletcher 11/09/1917 to 23/07/1918 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Nigel Charles Gathorne-Hardy 24/07/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/7th Battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas T Vernon 04/10/1914 to 28/07/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John William Slater 28/07/1915 to 01/08/1917 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel James Burnie 01/08/1917 to 02/09/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Ronald Sempill Howard Stafford 02/09/1917 to 07/09/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Cuthbert Savile Baines 10/09/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/8th Battalion (absorbed by 1/8th)      

Lieutenant-Colonel John Adams Cooney 11/10/1914 to 28/08/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Rippon 28/08/1915 to 04/11/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Oliver Henry North 05/11/1916 to 31/01/1918 Remained CO

2/9th Battalion (absorbed by 1/9th)      

Lieutenant-Colonel Luther Watts 22/12/1914 to 17/06/1915 Temporary absence

Colonel Robert Eccles  18/06/1915 to 30/10/1915 Died

Lieutenant-Colonel Luther Watts 01/11/1915 to 07/01/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas F Parkinson 08/01/1916 to 09/10/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Augustus Frederick Shirley Leggatt 10/10/1916 to 28/07/1917 Invalided

Major Edward Gordon Thin 28/07/1917 to 04/08/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Vincent Manger 04/08/1917 to 01/02/1918 Remained CO

2/10th Battalion (absorbed by 1/10th)       

Lieutenant-Colonel William Nicholl 15/10/1914 to 19/06/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Adam Fairrie 19/06/1915 to 26/04/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edwin Louis Roddy 27/04/1917 to 09/12/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Walter Lorrain Brodie 09/12/1917 to 27/04/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

3/5th (into 5th Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Robert Locke 28/08/1915 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

3/6th (into 6th Reserve) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey L Fletcher 15/05/1915 to 02/09/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Davison 03/09/1915 to 31/08/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

3/7th (into 7th Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Paul Henry Hemelryk 29/05/1915 to 06/11/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Henry Stott 07/11/1915 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

3/8th into (8th Reserve) Battalion      

Major Joseph R McCullagh 15/05/1915 to 03/04/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Valentine Augustus Milman Fowler 04/04/1916 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

3/9th (into 9th Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel John E Lloyd 15/05/1915 to 07/01/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Patrick Ranken 08/01/1916 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

3/10th (into 10th Reserve) Battalion       

Captain Duncan Alexander Campbell 15/05/1915 to 08/05/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Gordon Thin 09/05/1915 to 01/05/1917 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Adam Fairrie 01/05/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

11th (Service - Pioneer) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Vivian Telford Bailey 19/08/1914 to 02/12/1915 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Edmund Chaloner Ogle 03/12/1915 to 30/05/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Vivian Telford Bailey 01/06/1916 to 31/12/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Edmund Chaloner Ogle 01/01/1917 to 14/09/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Bingham 14/09/1917 to 27/04/1918 Remained CO

12th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Louis St Clair Nicholson 01/10/1914 to 24/01/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Neville Vince 24/01/1916 to 21/03/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffry Lee Compton-Smith 13/04/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

13th (Service) Battalion       

Colonel Mark Ancrum Kerr 01/10/1914 to 29/07/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alfred St Hill Gibbons 29/07/1915 to 14/07/1916 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Cardon Henry Seton 14/07/1916 to 15/06/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William James Cranston 16/06/1917 to 27/12/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Thompson Brook Lawrence 28/12/1917 to 22/09/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel William James Holdsworth Howard 22/09/1918 to 27/10/1918 Wounded

Major Richard Percival Heywood 27/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

14th (Service) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Whyte-Melville Wilson 01/10/1914 to 29/09/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Walter John Lambert 29/09/1915 to 10/07/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Felix Call 10/07/1917 to 14/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Montgomery Bond 15/10/1917 to 13/08/1918 Remained CO

15th Reserve (into 49th Training Reserve) Battalion       

Colonel Llewellyn Salusbury Mellor 23/11/1914 to 31/08/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

16th Reserve Battalion       

Colonel Percy Schletter 03/12/1914 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

17th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Ferdinand Charles Stanley 01/09/1914 to 10/12/1914 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Bryan Charles Fairfax 01/02/1915 to 02/08/1916 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel John Norman Peck 03/08/1916 to 21/07/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Shuttleworth Rendall 22/07/1917 to 14/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Campbell Newall Watson 15/10/1917 to 05/05/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel James Percival Pitts 05/05/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

18th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Henry Trotter 01/09/1914 to 08/07/1916 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel William Richard Pinwill 23/07/1916 to 12/01/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey Shaw Clayton 12/01/1918 to 14/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Rollo 13/08/1918 to 29/09/1918 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Owen Wynne 29/09/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

19th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Frankland Gosset 01/09/1914 to 08/09/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Llewellyn Stephen Denham 08/09/1915 to 22/07/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Rollo 23/07/1916 to 01/12/1917 Wounded

Captain A L Dodd 01/12/1917 to 01/01/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Rollo 01/01/1918 to 19/06/1918 Remained CO

20th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfred William Ashley 16/10/1914 to 09/05/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Horace Walter Cobham 09/05/1915 to 14/01/1917 Promoted

Major Campbell Newall Watson 14/01/1917 to 11/03/1917 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel John William Henry Tyler Douglas 11/03/1917 to 01/02/1918 Remained CO

21st Reserve (into 67th Training Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry C King 12/08/1915 to 31/08/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

22nd Reserve (into 68th Training Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Curling Laverton 18/08/1915 to 31/08/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

23rd Works (into 1st Labour) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Webb 03/06/1916 to 01/04/1917 Remained CO

24th Works (into 27th Works then 2nd Labour) Battalion      

Colonel Charles Fulford Grantham 08/06/1916 to 01/04/1917 Replaced

25th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Cecil Kay 01/01/1917 to 08/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Walter Mark Hore 09/05/1918 to 10/08/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Edward Lembcke 11/08/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

26th Battalion      

Major Ambrose Geoffrey Warde 01/01/1917 to 29/03/1918 Remained CO

27th (Home Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Hastings Ross-Johnson 16/05/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1st Garrison Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest Blennerhasset Blennerhassett 10/09/1915 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Garrison Battalion      

Colonel George Markham Davison 11/10/1915 to 24/01/1916 Replaced

Colonel John Swinton Melville 25/01/1916 to 29/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Guy Bernard Campbell Ward 30/10/1917 to 22/05/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel David Anderson Bingham 22/05/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3rd Garrison Battalion (Home Service - into 3rd Battalion RDC)       

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Moore 10/04/1916 to 01/08/1917 Replaced

1st Docks Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward George Villiers Derby (Stanley) 08/04/1915 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Docks Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward George Villiers Derby (Stanley) 08/04/1915 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO


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