1st Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Rynd Robertson 04/08/1914 to 27/05/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel James Graham Chaplin 27/05/1915 to 19/11/1917 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Clifford Cyril Scott 19/11/1917 to 25/03/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick George William Draffen 25/03/1918 to 08/05/1918 Prisoner of war

Lieutenant-Colonel George Wingate 21/05/1918 to 19/07/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James Lochead Jack 19/07/1918 to 28/08/1918 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Harold Ritchie 28/08/1918 to 21/09/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel John Kirkwood 21/09/1918 to 05/10/1918 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Harold Ritchie 05/10/1918 to 09/10/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Hylton Lee 09/10/1918 to 20/10/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel John Kirkwood 20/10/1918 to 24/10/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Charles Hyde Smith 04/11/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Marryat Bliss 04/08/1914 to 10/03/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Oakley 17/03/1915 to 27/04/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Crofton Bury Vandeleur 27/04/1915 to 09/05/1915 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel George Tupper Campbell Carter-Campbell 09/05/1915 to 17/09/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Vincent Corbett Sandilands 17/09/1915 to 06/11/1916 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Reginald R W B Murphy 06/11/1916 to 13/02/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Vincent Corbett Sandilands 29/02/1917 to 10/06/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Colin Robert Hoste Stirling 10/06/1917 to 27/07/1917 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Charles Hyde Smith 28/07/1917 to 12/08/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel William Fulton Somervail 12/08/1917 to 30/08/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Charles Hyde Smith 30/08/1917 to 08/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Vincent Corbett Sandilands 08/05/1918 to 04/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Vivian Beaconsfield Gray 04/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel William C Anderson 04/08/1914 to 01/11/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel George Dalbiac Luard 01/11/1914 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

4th (Extra Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Joseph Lynch 04/08/1914 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/5th (into 5/6th) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Jeffray Douglas 04/08/1914 to 03/07/1916 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Arrol Kennedy 29/05/1916 to 20/07/1916 Wounded

Major Herbert Charles Hyde Smith 20/07/1916 to 24/07/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Robert Clayton 24/07/1916 to 18/08/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Baird Spens 18/08/1917 to 03/12/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Arrol Kennedy 03/12/1917 to 01/02/1918 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Baird Spens 01/02/1918 to 22/10/1918 Replaced

Major Clifford Cyril Scott 22/10/1918 to 08/11/1918 Replaced

1/6th (into 5/6th) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel William Martin Kay 04/08/1914 to 15/06/1915 Invalided

Captain Alexander G Graham 16/06/1915 to 12/10/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Martin Kay 12/10/1915 to 09/07/1916 Replaced

1/7th (into 7th/8th) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel John Boyd Wilson 04/08/1914 to 28/06/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Major William Thornton Bird 01/07/1915 to 12/07/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Captain Robert Blair 12/07/1915 to 20/08/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Basil Charles Bridge 20/08/1915 to 15/12/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Niven Coulson 16/12/1915 to 21/02/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel James Gerald Paget Romanes 21/02/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/8th (into 7/8th) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Monteith Hannan 04/08/1914 to 21/06/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel James Marshall Findlay 22/06/1915 to 28/06/1915 Wounded

Major Richard Niven Coulson 28/06/1915 to 27/11/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James Marshall Findlay 28/11/1915 to 21/02/1916 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Niven Coulson 21/02/1916 to 01/08/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James Marshall Findlay 01/08/1916 to 03/05/1918 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Gavin Robert Vernon Hume-Gore 03/05/1918 to 30/05/1918 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel James Marshall Findlay 01/06/1918 to 28/07/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Gavin Robert Vernon Hume-Gore 28/07/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/5th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel James C Paterson 26/09/1914 to 04/09/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Marr Benzie 04/09/1915 to 02/02/1918 Remained CO

2/6th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Gavin Paterson 17/09/1914 to 04/07/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Martin Kay 04/07/1916 to 06/09/1916 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Paton Jack 07/09/1916 to 06/08/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Martin Kay 06/08/1917 to 15/05/1918 Replaced

2/7th Battalion (amalgamated 2/6th)       

Lieutenant-Colonel James Alexander Wilkie 26/09/1914 to 01/11/1915 Remained CO

Lieutenant-Colonel Alan David Ker 26/09/1914 to 01/11/1915 Replaced

3/5th (into 5th Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel George Findlay 28/12/1914 to 05/11/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Taylor Rodger 05/11/1915 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3/6th Battalion (into 6th Reserve Battalion amalgamated 5th)       

Lieutenant-Colonel John Dykes 15/03/1915 to 08/04/1916 Replaced

3/7th Battalion (into 7th Reserve Battalion amalgamated 5th)       

Major John Robert Sloan Leslie 15/03/1915 to 30/10/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James Alexander Wilkie 01/11/1915 to 05/11/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Robert Sloan Leslie 05/11/1915 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

3/8th Battalion (8th Reserve Battalion amalgamated 5th)       

Lieutenant-Colonel James Monteith Hannan 15/03/1915 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

9th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Cecil Northey 19/08/1914 to 08/02/1916 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Angus Fulton 09/02/1916 to 06/07/1917 Replaced

Major Maxwell Hanton Forsyth 06/07/1917 to 30/07/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Vernon Lumsden 30/07/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

10th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Alan Vesey Ussher 06/09/1914 to 25/09/1915 Wounded

Captain John Francis Duncan 25/09/1915 to 26/09/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Charles Hyde Smith 27/09/1915 to 23/03/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alan Vesey Ussher 23/03/1916 to 19/11/1916 Invalided

Major Charles Henry Young 19/11/1916 to 26/11/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Christopher Lancelot Stanley-Clarke 26/11/1916 to 29/09/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Douglas Ainslie Foulis 29/09/1918 to 19/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Hugh Murray 19/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

11th (Service) Battalion       

Colonel Ernest Cooke 01/10/1914 to 07/03/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Adair Thompson 07/03/1915 to 01/12/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Gerald Sydney Carandin Adams 01/12/1916 to 31/05/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Ogilvie Lyttleton Kindersley 01/06/1917 to 01/09/1918 Replaced

Major Francis William Scongal 01/09/1918 to 19/09/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Balcarres Wardlaw-Ramsay 19/09/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

12th (Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel William C Anderson 01/11/1914 to 07/03/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles du Plat Richardson-Griffiths 20/03/1915 to 31/08/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

13th (Service) Battalion (absorbed by 14th Highland Light Infantry)       

Lieutenant-Colonel Andrew Gillon 24/09/1915 to 01/02/1916 Replaced

14th Labour Battalion       

Colonel John Burnard Edwards 21/06/1916 to 01/04/1917 Replaced

15th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel James Manson McCosh 01/01/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

16th (Transport Workers) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Cutts Humphry Hill 12/12/1916 to 03/07/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel George Westcott 05/07/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

17th (Transport Workers) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel H James 25/04/1917 to 25/09/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel J Christie 26/09/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

18th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel David Murdoch Wilkie 21/06/1918 to 03/11/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Eaves 03/11/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1st Garrison Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel David Price Haig 17/02/1916 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO


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