Colonels


Colonel Thomas Wentworth
5th Lord Wentworth
26th Aug 1660
Colonel The Hon John Russell
23rd Nov 1660
Brig-Gen Henry Fitzroy
1st Duke of Grafton KG
14th Dec 1681
Colonel Sir Edward Henry Lee
1st Earl of Lichfield
30th Nov 1688
Brig-Gen Henry Fitzroy
1st Duke of Grafton KG
31 Dec 1688
Lt-Gen Henry Sydney
1st Earl of Romney
16th March 1689
General Charles Schomberg
2nd Duke of Schomberg
27th Dec 1690
Lt-Gen Henry Sydney
1st Earl of Romney
20th Nov 1693
General John Churchill
1st Duke of Marlborough KG
25th April 1704
General James Butler
2nd Duke of Ormonde KG
1st Jan 1712
General John Churchill
1st Duke of Marlborough KG
26th Sept 1714
General William Cadogan
1st Earl Cadogan KT
18th June 1722
General Sir Charles Wills
KB
26th Aug 1726
Field-Marshal William Augustus
Duke of Cumberland KG
18th Feb 1742
Field-Marshal Sir John Louis Ligonier
1st Earl Ligonier KB
30th Nov 1757
Field-Marshal HRH William Henry
1st Duke of Gloucester & Edinburgh KG
30th April 1770
Field-Marshal Frederick Augustus
Duke of York & Albany KG GCB GCH
5th Sept 1805
Field-Marshal Arthur Wellesley
1st Duke of Wellington KG GCB GCH
22nd Jan 1827
Field-Marshal HRH Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel
Duke of Saxony, Prince of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha
KG KT KP GCB GCMG KSI (The Prince Consort)
23rd Sept 1852
Field-Marshal HRH George William Frederick Charles
2nd Duke of Cambridge
KG KT KP GCB GCSI GCMG GCIE GCVO GBE VD TD
15th Dec 1861
until 1st May 1904


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by Stephen Luscombe