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1st Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel George Francis Reginald Forbes 04/08/1914 to 15/03/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Major Edward Francis Milner 15/03/1915 to 06/04/1915 Replaced

Colonel Gerald Meade Gloster 06/04/1915 to 28/05/1915 Promoted

Captain Hugh Gilbert Gregorie 28/05/1915 to 02/06/1915 Wounded

Captain Patrick Richard Butler 02/06/1915 to 20/06/1915 Replaced

Captain Hugh Gilbert Gregorie 20/06/1915 to 25/06/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Evan Colclough Lloyd 25/06/1915 to 04/11/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Lanfear Graham 05/11/1915 to 27/09/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Andrew Herbert Caldecott 27/09/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel St John Augustus Cox 04/08/1914 to 26/08/1914 Wounded

Major Edward Henry Edwin Daniell 26/08/1914 to 24/10/1914 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Stratford Edward St Leger 25/10/1914 to 13/12/1914 Replaced

Major Edward James Buckley 13/12/1914 to 21/12/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Redmond George Sylverius Moriarty 21/12/1914 to 24/05/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant Herbert Donald Mackay 24/05/1915 to 05/06/1915 Replaced

Captain Francis George Ross Mockler 05/06/1915 to 23/06/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Francis Milner 23/06/1915 to 17/08/1915 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Winston Joseph Dugan 17/08/1915 to 30/07/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Gilbert Gregorie 30/07/1916 to 09/08/1917 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel John Davie Scott 10/08/1917 to 21/03/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Michael Charles Cooper Harrison 22/03/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Leonce Owens 04/08/1914 to 15/06/1918 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel William Maxwell Acton 15/06/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

4th (Extra Reserve) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Mervyn De Montmorency 04/08/1914 to 26/03/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Osborne Bowen 26/03/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

5th (Service - Pioneers) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Bernard Arthur William Patrick Hastings Granard (Forbes) 19/08/1914 to 14/01/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Meredyth Grogan 15/01/1916 to 31/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George White Hawkes 31/05/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

6th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel FitzRoy Edmund Penn Curzon 06/09/1914 to 10/09/1916 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Jeffrys Taylor 14/09/1916 to 31/10/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Edmund Roche-Kelly 31/10/1916 to 09/02/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

7th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Montagu Truman 01/09/1917 to 09/11/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Egerton Norton 10/11/1917 to 03/03/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Felix Call 03/03/1918 to 21/03/1918 Prisoner of war

Lieutenant-Colonel Edmund Roche-Kelly 14/04/1918 to 27/07/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Frank Naden 27/07/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1st Garrison Battalion       

Colonel Richard Charles Clement Cox 02/08/1915 to 17/05/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Findlay 18/05/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Garrison (Home Service - into 8th) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick William Shaw 15/03/1916 to 09/06/1918 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Michael Augustus Tighe 10/06/1918 to 10/08/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John McCarthy-O'Leary 11/08/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO


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