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1st Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel William Douglas Smith 04/08/1914 to 11/11/1914 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Dighton Hay Abercromby Dick 11/11/1914 to 24/03/1915 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Pleydell De La Bere 24/03/1915 to 03/04/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Dighton Hay Abercromby Dick 03/04/1915 to 24/06/1915 Replaced

Captain Julian Charles Whigham 24/06/1915 to 04/07/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Maurice Edwin McConaghey 04/07/1915 to 28/03/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Athel Murray Hay Forbes 28/03/1916 to 15/03/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Leonard Lane Wheatley 15/03/1917 to 17/04/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Norman McDonald Teacher 17/04/1917 to 26/09/1917 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel John Maxwell Gillatt 28/09/1917 to 15/01/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Ian Drumearn Gordon 15/01/1918 to 22/07/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Bissett 22/07/1918 to 05/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Deneys Reitz 05/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Donald Mackenzie Stuart 04/08/1914 to 25/08/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur George Baird Smith 25/08/1914 to 31/10/1914 Prisoner of war

Lieutenant Kenneth Clarke Thomson 31/10/1914 to 12/11/1914 Replaced

Captain Thomas Balfour Traill 12/11/1914 to 03/12/1914 Replaced

Captain Robert Quentin Craufurd 03/12/1914 to 15/12/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Athel Murray Hay Forbes 15/12/1914 to 19/01/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James Hawkins Whitshed Pollard 19/01/1915 to 22/09/1915 Promoted

Major Alfred Hamilton Connell 22/09/1915 to 28/08/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Captain Robert Victor Galbraith Horn 28/08/1915 to 09/10/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Knox Walsh 10/10/1915 to 24/01/1917 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Maurice Edwin McConaghey 24/01/1917 to 23/04/1917 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Walter Lorne Campbell 26/04/1917 to 30/09/1917 Replaced

Major Julian Charles Whigham 30/09/1917 to 11/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Edward Utterson-Kelso 11/10/1917 to 06/10/1918 Wounded

Major A King 06/10/1918 to 23/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Campbell 23/10/1918 to 07/11/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Sylvester Nairne 07/11/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Quentin Graham Kinnaird Agnew 04/08/1914 to 19/05/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Dighton Hay Abercromby Dick 19/05/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/4th Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Barnett 04/08/1914 to 11/08/1914 ACO

Lieutenant-Colonel John R Balfour 11/08/1914 to 16/08/1915 Replaced

Captain Harold Thompson 16/08/1915 to 01/10/1915 Replaced

Captain Hugh Roxburgh Young 01/10/1915 to 06/10/1915 Replaced

Captain John Bruce 06/10/1915 to 21/10/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Hugh Munro Connal 21/10/1915 to 25/12/1915 Replaced

Major John Alexander 25/12/1915 to 15/01/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Harold Thompson 15/01/1916 to 15/09/1916 Temporary absence

Major John Alexander 15/09/1916 to 13/10/1916 Major

Major Hugh Roxburgh Young 13/10/1916 to 17/11/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Harold Thompson 17/11/1916 to 22/04/1917 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Reginald Dashwood-Tandy 04/05/1917 to 15/08/1917 Replaced

Major Joseph Howard Johnstone 15/08/1917 to 08/09/1917 Replaced

Major J Henry 08/09/1917 to 15/09/1917 Replaced

Major John Willison Gow Willison 15/09/1917 to 18/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Gibson 18/10/1917 to 04/11/1917 Replaced

Major Robert Gillian Maclaine 04/11/1917 to 19/11/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Neil Graham Stewart-Richardson 19/11/1917 to 01/05/1918 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Phillip Sanders Lonsdale Beaver 02/05/1918 to 13/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Neil Graham Stewart-Richardson 13/05/1918 to 18/06/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Bernard Cruddas 18/06/1918 to 26/09/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Major Robert Bruce 29/09/1918 to 04/10/1918 Replaced

Major W M Barfoot 04/10/1918 to 05/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Gibb 05/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/5th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel John Buchanan Pollok-McCall 04/08/1914 to 15/08/1915 Promoted

Major John Russell 15/08/1915 to 26/08/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Captain John Blair Cook 26/08/1915 to 11/09/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Herbert Leggett 11/09/1915 to 15/03/1916 Temporary absence

Major John Blair Cook 15/03/1916 to 27/05/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Herbert Leggett 27/05/1916 to 31/08/1916 Temporary absence

Captain Robert Wilson Paton 31/08/1916 to 01/11/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Herbert Leggett 01/11/1916 to 03/03/1917 Promoted

Major Robert Wilson Paton 06/03/1917 to 29/04/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Blair Cook 29/04/1917 to 24/11/1917 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Wilson Paton 24/11/1917 to 15/01/1918 Temporary absence

Major Harold Vermuden Bastow 15/01/1918 to 05/04/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Wilson Paton 05/04/1918 to 24/06/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel David Murray Murray-Lyon 24/06/1918 to 01/11/1918 Remained CO

Major W M Barfoot 01/11/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/4th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Barnett 07/10/1914 to 23/11/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John M Hunter 23/11/1915 to 05/05/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Robert Turner 06/05/1916 to 15/05/1918 Replaced

2/5th Battalion (amalgamated 2/4th)       

Lieutenant-Colonel John Craig 12/09/1914 to 01/07/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles G S McAlester 01/07/1915 to 01/01/1916 Invalided

3/4th (into 4th Reserve) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel James Manson McCosh 15/05/1915 to 11/11/1916 Remained CO

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Eliezer Colville 31/08/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

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

Major Robert Purdon Robertson-Glasgow 15/05/1915 to 21/04/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Eliezer Colville 22/04/1916 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

6th (Service) Battalion (into 6/7th)       

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Hamilton Northey 19/08/1914 to 27/09/1915 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel James Huntly Dutton 27/09/1915 to 31/12/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill 04/01/1916 to 07/05/1916 Replaced

Captain Andrew Dewar Gibb 07/05/1916 to 12/05/1916 Replaced

Captain John Young Scott 13/05/1916 to 25/06/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Ian Drumearn Gordon 25/06/1916 to 15/01/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Parsons Hart 19/01/1918 to 23/03/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel David Murdoch Wilkie 23/03/1918 to 10/05/1918 Remained CO

7th (Service) Battalion (into 6/7th)

Lieutenant-Colonel Donald Mackenzie Stuart 06/09/1914 to 07/07/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Augustus Heathcote Allenby 08/07/1915 to 07/08/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Maxwell Shurlock Henning 27/08/1915 to 12/05/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

8th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Palairet Vesturme-Bunbury 25/09/1914 to 12/10/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Edward Buchanan 12/10/1915 to 26/07/1916 Temporary absence

Captain Maurice Rhynd Dickson 26/07/1916 to 14/08/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Edward Buchanan 14/08/1916 to 15/01/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Maurice Rhynd Dickson 15/01/1917 to 15/03/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Edward Buchanan 15/03/1917 to 15/09/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Maurice Rhynd Dickson 15/09/1917 to 15/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Edward Buchanan 15/10/1917 to 15/01/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George William Guy Lindesay 15/01/1918 to 15/07/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Wilson Geddes 15/07/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

9th (Reserve) Battalion       

Colonel Harry John Bremner 07/11/1914 to 09/03/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Cecil Northey 10/03/1916 to 31/08/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

10th (Works) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel William Rose Black 02/09/1916 to 01/04/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

11th Battalion       

Captain Cyril Norbury 01/01/1917 to 23/02/1917 Replaced

Major Hugh Cowan Murdoch 23/02/1917 to 15/01/1918 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Paton Maclachlan 15/01/1918 to 11/08/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Nathael De La Perrelle 11/08/1918 to 27/09/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Angus Leith MacMillan 27/09/1918 to 18/10/1918 Remained CO

12th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel John Douglas Boswell 04/01/1917 to 15/05/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Cospatrick Archibald Home (Dunglass) 15/05/1917 to 24/07/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William T R Houldsworth 24/07/1917 to 01/03/1918 Temporary absence

Major John C Kennedy 01/03/1918 to 01/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William T R Houldsworth 01/04/1918 to 01/07/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Alexander Macdonald 01/07/1918 to 09/08/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Robert Turner 09/08/1918 to 15/09/1918 Temporary absence

Major Hugh Alexander Pollock 15/09/1918 to 15/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Robert Turner 15/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

13th (Home Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Muirhead 11/05/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1st Garrison Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Henry O'Brien 01/11/1915 to 02/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Randolph Eustace Wemyss Baird 02/05/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

Unknown Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Charles Hyde Smith 03/05/1916 to 16/06/1916 Replaced


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