The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment) Commanding Officers


Lt-Col Thomas Howard
1665
Lieutenant-Colonel Lord Middleton
1678
Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Thomas Ogle
1681 - 1686
Lt-Col Sir Robert Carey, 6th Baron Hudson (or Hounsden)
1686 27th Oct - 1688
Lt-Col Edward FitzPatrick
6th Dec 1688 - 1692
Lt-Col Charles Mainwaring
1692-1694
Lt-Col Henry Peyton
1694
Lt-Col George Howard
1745
Lt-Col Browne
1762
Lt-Col Richard Blunt
1799 - 1809
Lt-Col William Stewart
1809 - 1833
Sir James Dennis KCB
1833 - 1851
Charles Thomas Van Straubenzee
1851 - 1855
James Paterson
1855 - 1857
First Battalion
George James Ambrose CB
1857 - 1862
John Neptune Sargent
1862 - 1864
Thomas George Gardiner
1864 - 1871
Talbot Ashley Cox
1871 - 1877
Francis Morley
1877 - 1882
John Blaksley
1882 - 1886
Frederick Taylor Hobson
1886 -1887
Henry Thomas Halahaw
1887 - 1888
Henry Drinkrow Harrison
1888 - 1892
George Ernest Harley
1892 - 1896
Albert Edward Ommanney
1896 - 1899
Lt-Col Ernest Edlmann MC
1957 - July 1959
Richard Dendy
July 1959 - 2 Feb 1962
Second Battalion
Frederick Francis Maude VC
1857 - 1862
John Hardman Burke
1862 - 1863
Frederick William Gore
1863 - 1867
Charles Knight Pearson
1867 - 1878
Hon Henry Parnell
1878 - 1883
Shapland Graves
1883 - 1887
William Frederick Kerr
1887 - 1891
Waldron Edward Roper Kelly
1891 - 1895
Robert Albert Hickson
1895 - 1899
Lt-Col J B Backhouse CB
1899
Lt-Col Augustus Geddes
1911 - 1915


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by Stephen Luscombe