1st Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Buchanan Ritchie 04/08/1914 to 20/05/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel William Montgomerie Thomson 20/05/1915 to 22/05/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Phillip George Anstruther 22/05/1916 to 18/09/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Reginald Charles Francis Schomberg 18/09/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Evelyn Ridley Bradford 04/08/1914 to 14/09/1914 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Captain Charles Inglis Stockwell 14/09/1914 to 15/09/1914 Replaced

Captain John Oliver Hopkinson 15/09/1914 to 15/09/1914 Replaced

Captain David George Methven 15/09/1914 to 22/09/1914 Replaced

Captain Edward Gilbert Hay 22/09/1914 to 16/10/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Seymour Vandeleur 16/10/1914 to 25/04/1915 Temporary absence

Major Edward Campion 26/04/1915 to 06/05/1915 Wounded

Captain John Oliver Hopkinson 06/05/1915 to 16/05/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Seymour Vandeleur 16/05/1915 to 29/08/1915 Promoted

Major Charles Sylvester Nairne 29/08/1915 to 11/09/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Campion 11/09/1915 to 11/11/1915 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel John Oliver Hopkinson 11/11/1915 to 11/07/1916 Wounded

Major Percy Wykeham King Carr 12/07/1916 to 16/07/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Roderick Laing 17/07/1916 to 03/05/1917 Wounded

Major Norman Charles Orr 03/05/1917 to 09/05/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Eric Octavius Campbell 24/05/1917 to 28/07/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Roderick Laing 28/07/1917 to 18/04/1918 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Norman Charles Orr 18/04/1918 to 31/08/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Angus Alexander Macfarlane-Grieve 31/08/1918 to 14/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Roderick Laing 14/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Francis Mackenzie 04/08/1914 to 19/08/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Major Chilton Lind Addison-Smith 19/08/1914 to 12/09/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward William Horne 12/09/1914 to 01/10/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Francis Mackenzie 01/10/1915 to 30/08/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Patrick Grant 30/08/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/4th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel David James Mason-MacFarlane 04/08/1914 to 11/03/1915 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Wilkinson Cuthbert 11/03/1915 to 05/02/1916 Replaced

Major Stanley Robert McClintock 05/02/1916 to 11/03/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Claude Henry Campbell 11/03/1916 - 14/3/1916 Killed in Action

Major Stanley Robert McClintock 14/03/1916 to 15/04/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Algernon Brigham Anstruther Stewart 15/04/1916 to 23/05/1916 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel John Salusbury Unthank 25/05/1916 to 04/04/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel John Oliver Hopkinson 05/04/1918 to 28/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Lionel Durham Henderson 29/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/5th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward G Bulk 04/08/1914 to 07/09/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel James John Christian Davidson 07/09/1914 to 22/01/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Hardwicke Spooner 22/01/1916 to 28/07/1916 Promoted

Major Angus Leith MacMillan 28/07/1916 to 07/08/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Eustace William Montgomerie 07/08/1916 to 11/01/1917 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel William MacCallum MacFarlane 12/01/1917 to 19/02/1917 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel James Morison Scott 20/02/1917 to 05/07/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Morrison 05/07/1918 to 14/10/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Reid 14/10/1918 to 05/11/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Angus Leith Macmillan 05/11/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/6th Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel William Rose Black 04/08/1914 to 01/11/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas George MacLaren 01/11/1914 to 02/06/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Grant Smith 02/06/1915 to 12/08/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel W Macdonald 13/08/1916 to 01/10/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander G Graham 01/10/1916 to 24/12/1916 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Ian Asher Forsyth 09/01/1917 to 20/03/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel McDonald 20/03/1917 to 24/04/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel David L Maxwell 24/04/1918 to 17/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Emilius Laurie 31/05/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/4th Battalion      

Major Alexander Rose Munro 08/09/1914 to 18/11/1914 Replaced

Major Bannatyne Macleod 18/11/1914 to 14/12/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James Henry Ewart 15/12/1914 to 16/01/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Duncan Matheson 25/01/1915 to 15/04/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Bertram Joseph Mitford 16/04/1917 to 15/06/1918 Replaced

2/5th Battalion (absorbed by 2/6th)       

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward G Bulk 08/09/1914 to 15/10/1915 Replaced

2/6th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel William Rose Black 01/11/1914 to 02/09/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward G Bulk 02/09/1916 to 03/04/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Arrol  Kennedy 03/04/1917 to 20/09/1917 Replaced

3/4th (into 4th Reserve) Battalion       

Colonel Owen Stuart Smyth 03/03/1915 to 19/05/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

Major George M Cameron 20/05/1915 to 20/06/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel David James Mason-MacFarlane 20/06/1915 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

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

Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Wylie McLean 22/04/1915 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

3/6th Battalion (into 6th Reserve Battalion - aborbed by 4th)      

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Ernest Johnston 10/05/1915 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

7th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Walter Thomas Gaisford 19/08/1914 to 25/09/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Major Charles Pelham Maitland Burn 26/09/1915 to 16/12/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis James Marshall 17/12/1915 to 16/04/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel John Kennedy 02/05/1916 to 29/07/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Horn 06/08/1916 to 18/04/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel David Bruce 18/04/1918 to 14/10/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Patrick Campbell Anderson 15/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

8th (Service) Battalion      

Colonel Andrew Arthur Spottiswoode 15/09/1914 to 23/10/1914 Replaced

Colonel Harry Wright 24/10/1914 to 10/04/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Noel Arbuthnot Thomson 18/05/1915 to 24/10/1915 Wounded

Major John Evelyn Thornhill 25/10/1915 to 27/12/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Noel Arbuthnot Thomson 27/12/1915 to 08/05/1916 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry William Cairns Wicks 09/05/1916 to 08/10/1916 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Noel Arbuthnot Thomson 08/10/1916 to 21/04/1917 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Gray Buchanan 21/04/1917 to 23/09/1917 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Humphrey Heyes Kennedy 08/10/1917 to 20/07/1918 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Gifford Moir 20/07/1918 to 24/07/1918 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Humphrey Heyes Kennedy 24/07/1918 to 29/07/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Alan William Turnbull 30/07/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

9th (Service - Pioneer) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Timothy Fetherstonhaugh 08/10/1914 to 07/04/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Petty 08/04/1917 to 15/08/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Stuart Forbes Sharp 15/08/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

10th (Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Chilton Lind Addison-Smith 01/12/1914 to 31/08/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

1st Garrison Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Ogilvie Lyttleton Kindersley 15/07/1916 to 01/06/1917 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Edwin Northcott 15/06/1917 to 07/10/1918 Replaced

Major Douglas Wallington Rosling 07/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Dyce Gardner 13/08/1918 to 16/08/1918 Wounded


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