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1st Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Hopton Swayne 04/08/1914 to 12/09/1914 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Bertie Prowse 12/09/1914 to 10/11/1914 Invalided

Major Edward Glyn Elger 10/11/1914 to 21/11/1914 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles William Compton 21/11/1914 to 28/05/1915 Temporary absence

Major Francis Vandeleur Hume-Kelly 28/05/1915 to 30/05/1915 Replaced

Major William Watson 30/05/1915 to 17/06/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles William Compton 17/06/1915 to 27/06/1915 Promoted

Captain George Fleming 27/06/1915 to 02/07/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Audley Thicknesse 02/07/1915 to 01/07/1916 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Vivian Henry Bruce Majendie 02/07/1916 to 28/10/1918 Invalided

Major Alan James Harington 28/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest Henderson Rowley Cooke Richard Platt 04/08/1914 to 09/10/1918 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest William Worrall 09/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Llewellyn 04/08/1914 to 28/01/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Augustus George Alme Jerrard 28/01/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/4th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel William Charles Cox 04/08/1914 to 17/04/1916 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Hyde Openshaw 17/04/1916 to 15/06/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Charles Cox 15/06/1916 to 21/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Norman Holmes Stone 21/04/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/5th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Forbes Cooke-Hurle 04/08/1914 to 19/10/1917 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Frank Davidson Urwick 19/10/1917 to 01/01/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Forbes Cooke-Hurle 01/01/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/4th Battalion       

Colonel Hugh Frank Clutterbuck 30/09/1914 to 17/11/1917 Invalided

Major Walter Leslie Dundas 17/11/1917 to 01/12/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Loftus Kendrew Bunting 02/12/1917 to 18/12/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Eden Bernard Powell 18/12/1917 to 10/09/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur William Reid 10/09/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/5th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel James Ratley Paull 03/10/1914 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3/4th (into 4th Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry William Ludovic Heathcote Heathcote-Amory 01/09/1916 to 13/11/1917 Remained CO

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

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry William Ludovic Heathcote Heathcote-Amory 15/03/1915 to 05/04/1916 Replaced

Captain W T Burridge 05/04/1916 to 01/09/1916 Replaced

6th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Godfrey Rawling 11/08/1914 to 12/06/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Fraser Ritchie 13/06/1916 to 06/01/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Freude Dillon Bellew 06/01/1917 to 13/04/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Fraser Ritchie 13/04/1917 to 31/10/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Freude Dillon Bellew 31/10/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

7th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil John Troyte-Bullock 06/09/1914 to 04/09/1916 Wounded

Captain Walter Edward Whall 04/09/1916 to 17/09/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Preston Preston-Whyte 17/09/1916 to 05/11/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil John Troyte-Bullock 05/11/1916 to 23/03/1918 Wounded

Captain George Douglas James McMurtrie 23/03/1918 to 24/03/1918 Prisoner of war

Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Hunnybun 08/04/1918 to 30/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Angus Fulton 30/04/1918 to 18/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Preston Preston-Whyte 18/05/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

8th (Service) Battalion      

Colonel Henry Cuthbert Denny 12/10/1914 to 11/10/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Lewis Charles Howard 11/10/1915 to 23/12/1915 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Captain Albert W Phillips 23/12/1915 to 21/01/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Willoughby Scott 21/01/1916 to 01/07/1916 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Neil Alister Henry Campbell 10/07/1916 to 08/10/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Willoughby Scott 08/10/1916 to 23/04/1917 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Kirwan Umfreville 30/04/1917 to 10/07/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Maurice Colin Capel Miers 10/07/1917 to 13/07/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Sacheverell Carleton Richardson 13/07/1917 to 09/03/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Stephen Spencer Jenkyns 09/03/1918 to 05/06/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Hay Maitland Hardyman 05/06/1918 to 24/08/1918 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles John de Bunsen Sheringham 25/08/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

9th (Reserve) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Hopton Swayne 20/11/1914 to 31/08/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

10th (Home Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Hall Hayes 11/11/1916 to 22/05/1917 Replaced

Major Arthur George FitzRoy Day 22/05/1917 to 30/11/1917 Replaced

11th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Weston Helyar 01/04/1915 to 09/12/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Venables Kyrke 09/12/1915 to 30/03/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugo Kenneth Stuart Woodhouse 01/04/1917 to 16/09/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Alan Gillett 16/09/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

12th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Frank Naunton Quantock Shuldham 04/01/1917 to 17/10/1917 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel Gilbert Sandford Poole 17/10/1917 to 27/07/1918 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Richard Hayward 27/07/1918 to 25/09/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Gilbert Sandford Poole 25/09/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

13th (Home Service) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Hopton Swayne 30/05/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1st Garrison Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel William Frederick John North 10/01/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO


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