South African Brigade


1st South African Infantry

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Stewart Dawson from 07/1915 to 02/12/1916 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Frank Henry Heal from 02/12/1916 to 24/03/1918 Killed in action

(Within Composite Battalion from 25/03/1918 to ?/04/1918)

Lieutenant-Colonel B. Young from ?/04/1918 to 23/04/1918

(Within Composite Battalion under Lieutenant-Colonel H.W.M. Bamford from 23/04/1918 to 28/08/1918)

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Harold Jenkins from 28/08/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO






2nd South African Infantry

Lieutenant-Colonel William Ernest Collins Tanner from 07/1915 to 17/07/1917 Wounded

Major Harry Herbert Allan Gee from 17/07/1916 to 19/07/1916 Killed in Action

Major Frank Henry Heal from 19/07/1918 to 06/08/1916 Replaced

Captain Alfred Amory Sullivan from 06/08/1916 to 15/08/1916 Replaced

Major Howard Church Symmes from 15/08/1916 to 16/08/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Ewan Christian from 16/08/1916 to 19/11/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Ernest Collins Tanner from 19/11/1916 to 15/10/1917 Promoted

Major Claude Rigby Heenan from 15/10/1917 to 26/11/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Ewan Christian from 26/11/1917 to 24/03/1918 Prisoner of War

(Within Composite Battalion under Lieutenant-Colonel B. Young from 25/03/1918 to ?/04/1918)

Captain L.M. Jacobs from ?/04/1918 to 23/04/1918 Replaced

(Within Composite Battalion under Lieutenant-Colonel H.W.M. Bamford from 23/04/1918 to 28/08/1918)

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry William Morrey Bamford from 23/08/1918 to 08/10/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Leslie Francis Sprenger from 08/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO


3rd South African Infantry (Disbanded)

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Francis Thackeray from 07/1915 to 07/02/1918 Remained CO


4th South African Infantry

Lieutenant-Colonel Frank Aubrey Jones from 07/1915 to 11/07/1916 Killed in action

Major Donald MacLeay Macleod from 11/07/1916 to 17/07/1916 Wounded

Major D.R. Hunt 17/07/1916 to 31/12/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Ewan Christian from 01/01/1917 to 25/04/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Donald MacLeay Macleod from 25/04/1917 to 22/03/1918 Wounded

(Within Composite Battalion from 25/03/1918 to ?/04/1918)

Captain E.L. Reid from ?/04/1918 to 23/04/1918 Replaced

(Within Composite Battalion under Lieutenant-Colonel H.W.M. Bamford from 23/04/1918 to 28/08/1918)

Lieutenant-Colonel Donald MacLeay Macleod from 28/08/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO


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