42nd Royal Highland Regiment (Black Watch) Colonels


Lieutenant-General John Lindsay, 20th Earl of Crawford
25 Oct 1739 - 13 Jan 1741
Brigadier-General Hugh Forbes, 12th Lord Sempill
14 Jan 1741 - 24 April 1745
General Lord John Murray
25 April 1745 - 31 may 1787
General Sir Hector Munro KB
1 June 1787 - 2 Jan 1806
General George Gordon, 5th Duke of Gordon GCB (Marquess of Huntly)
3 Jan 1806 - 28 Jan 1820
General John Hope, 4th Earl of Hopetoun GCB
29 Jan 1820 - 5 Sep 1823
General Sir George Murray GCB GCH
6 Sep 1823 - 14 Jan 1844
Lieutenant-General Sir John Macdonald GCB
15 Jan 1844 - 9 April 1850
General Sir James Dawes Douglas GCB
10 April 1850 - 6 Mar 1862
Field Marshal George Hay, 8th Marquess of Tweeddale KT GCB
7 Mar 1862 - 8 Sep 1863
General Sir Duncan Alexander Cameron GCB
9 Sep 1863 - 8 June 1888


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by Stephen Luscombe