1st Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Colin Lawrance Macnab 04/08/1914 to 17/07/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Leslie Mackenzie 17/05/1915 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2nd Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest Henry Montresor 04/08/1914 to 14/09/1914 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Trevor Crispin 14/09/1914 to 30/10/1914 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Edgar Walter Butler Green 01/11/1914 to 12/10/1915 Promoted

Lieutenant-Colonel Evelyn Fountaine Villiers 12/10/1915 to 25/07/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederic Wilfrid Bagnall Willett 27/07/1916 to 19/02/1917 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel John Sheldon Woodruffe 19/02/1917 to 31/07/1917 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Bellamy 31/07/1917 to 21/03/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Dudley Graham Johnson 25/03/1918 to 28/05/1918 Wounded

Major William Herbert Wynne Apperley 28/05/1918 to 30/05/1918 Replaced

Major Lionel Gartside 30/05/1918 to 02/06/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Sheldon Woodruffe 02/06/1918 to 18/08/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Frederick Badham 18/08/1918 to 28/08/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Major William Herbert Wynne Apperley 29/08/1918 to 05/09/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Dudley Graham Johnson 05/09/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil George Herbert Alers-Hankey 04/08/1914 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/4th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Henry Joseph David Mostyn 04/08/1914 to 22/04/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Robert Campion 23/04/1915 to 04/10/1915 Invalided

Major Sydney William Phipson Beale 05/10/1915 to 25/10/1915 Replaced

Major Robert Jebb Few 26/10/1915 to 28/11/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Stirling Ashworth 28/11/1915 to 26/03/1917 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Major Sydney William Phipson Beale 26/03/1917 to 13/04/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas McGhie Bridges 14/04/1917 to 04/06/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Guy Sefton Constable 05/06/1918 to 28/07/1918 Wounded

Captain Rupert Charles Godfrey Middleton 29/07/1918 to 03/08/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Guy Sefton Constable 04/08/1918 to 13/08/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Robert Campion 14/08/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/5th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick George Langham 04/08/1914 to 27/01/1918 Invalided

Lieutenant-Colonel George Strachan John Fuller Eberle 28/01/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

1/6th (Cyclist) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Socera Clarke 04/08/1914 to 26/10/1914 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Leonard Holmes 26/10/1914 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/4th (absorbed by 3/4th) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Masterman Helme 20/09/1914 to 04/09/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Barnard Thornton Hodgson 04/09/1915 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

2/5th (absorbed by 3/5th)  Battalion       

Captain Edward Anson Mansell 07/09/1915 to 20/10/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Frank Kirkham Loyd 20/10/1915 to 04/11/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel James William Frederick Walter Ashby 05/11/1915 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

2/6th (Cyclist) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Socera Clarke 26/10/1914 to 23/12/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Frank William Frederick Johnson 23/12/1915 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

3/4th (into 2/4th - then 4th Reserve) Battalion       

Major Barnard Thornton Hodgson 01/03/1915 to 01/09/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

3/5th (into 2/5th - then 5th Reserve) Battalion       

Captain Edward Anson Mansell 01/06/1915 to 07/09/1915 Transferred to another active battalion

3/6th (Cyclist) (absorbed by 4th Reserve) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert A Finlayson 05/11/1915 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

7th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel William Lushington Osborn 19/08/1914 to 25/07/1916 Promoted

Captain George Francis Osborne 25/07/1916 to 05/08/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Arbuthnot Carr 05/08/1916 to 09/10/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Alfred John Sansom 10/10/1916 to 05/07/1917 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Major George Francis Osborne 05/07/1917 to 07/08/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel George Hastings Impey 07/08/1917 to 24/07/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Lumley Thomson 30/07/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

Colonel Henry Macleod Graham 06/09/1914 to 20/11/1914 Replaced

Colonel Henry George Sutton 20/11/1914 to 29/04/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Alfred Edgar Glasgow 29/04/1915 to 10/01/1917 Promoted

8th (Service - Pioneer) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Alderman Chase 11/01/1917 to 11/03/1917 Killed in action/Died of wounds

Lieutenant-Colonel Bertram James Walker 12/03/1917 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

9th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel John Augustus Godfrey Rainsford 30/09/1914 to 08/12/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Frederick Paltock Langdon 09/12/1915 to 23/11/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Murray Victor Burrow Hill 23/11/1916 to 27/03/1918 Wounded

Captain Herbert Cecil Coleman 27/03/1918 to 10/04/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Rousall Corrall 10/04/1918 to 26/07/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Murray Victor Burrow Hill 26/07/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

10th (Reserve) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Henry Williams 21/11/1914 to 01/09/1916 Remained CO

11th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Claude William Henry Lowther 01/09/1914 to 31/07/1915 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Harman Joseph Mary Grisewood 31/07/1915 to 24/06/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel George Hyde Harrison 24/06/1916 to 01/03/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Colsey Millward 01/03/1917 to ?/05/1917 Temporary absence

Major Frank Cassells to ?/05/1917 to 06/06/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest Neville Snepp 06/06/1917 to 21/06/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Edward Cummins 21/06/1917 to 19/07/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Colsey Millward 19/07/1917 to 18/03/1918 Promoted

Captain P.F. Drew 31/03/1918 to 11/04/1918 Replaced

Captain G.E. Whitfield 11/04/1918 to 24/04/1918 Replaced

Major Clayton 24/04/1918 to 19/05/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Albion Ernest Andrews 19/05/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO






William Colsey Millward - promoted acting Brigadier General 116 Brigade. Wounded by shellfire 29 March 1918, losing a leg.










12th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel William Radcliffe Peel Wallace 12/05/1915 to 02/05/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel George Hastings Impey 02/05/1916 to 04/07/1916 Temporary absence

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Bellamy 31/07/1916 to 05/08/1916 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel George Hastings Impey 06/08/1916 to 27/12/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel William Coote-Brown 28/12/1916 to 08/02/1918 Replaced


13th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert John Spurrell 12/05/1915 to 25/02/1916 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick George William Draffen 26/02/1916 to 06/07/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Thomas Kay Robinson 07/07/1917 to 26/04/1918 KA

Major George Francis Rothschild 06/05/1918 to 06/06/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Harman 06/06/1918 to 14/08/1918 Remained CO

14th (Reserve) Battalion      

Lieutenant-Colonel William Howard 12/08/1915 to 31/08/1916 Replaced

15th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel Sidney Charles Marriott 01/01/1917 to 15/03/1918 Replaced

16th Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel George S Whitfield 03/01/1917 to 06/07/1917 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Ivor Powell Edwards 06/07/1917 to 02/11/1918 Replaced

Lieutenant-Colonel John Bigdon Dodge 03/11/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO

17th (Service) Battalion       

Lieutenant-Colonel William Robert Campion 31/05/1918 to 10/08/1918 Transferred to another active battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel William Frank Barker 10/08/1918 to 25/10/1918 Wounded

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Clement Collard 25/10/1918 to 11/11/1918 Remained CO


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