Colonels


First Battalion
General Sir Arthur Augustus Thurlow Cunynghame GCB
2nd Feb 1876 - 1st Apr 1884
General Randal Rumley
2nd Apr 1884 - 13th Sep 1884
General Edward Arthur Somerset CB
14th Sep 1884 - 12th Mar 1886
General Hon Sir Arthur Edward Hardinge KCB CIE
13th Mar 1886 - 25th Feb 1890
Lieut-General Robert Beaufort Hawley
26th Feb 1890 - 12th Jul 1895
General Sir Redvers Henry Buller VC GCB GCMG
13th Jul 1895 - 2nd Jun 1908
General Sir Francis Wallace Grenfell, 1st Lord Grenfell GCB GCMG
3rd Jul 1908 - 27th Jan 1925
General Sir Thomas Lethbridge Napier Morland KCB KCMG DSO
28th Jan 1925 - 21st May 1925
Lieut-Gen Sir Alan Richard Montagu-Stuart-Wortley KCB KCMG DSO
22nd May 1925 - 19th Jan 1938
Maj-Gen Sir Hereward Wake Bt CB CMG DSO
20th Jan 1938 - 10th Feb 1946
Maj-Gen Henry Osborne Curtis CB DSO MC
11th Feb 1946 - 29th Jun 1954
Lieut-Gen Sir Euan Alfred Bews Miller KCB KBE DSO MC
30th June 1954
Second Battalion
General Freeman Murray
11th Oct 1876 - 12th Jul 1895
General Sir Redvers Henry Buller VC GCB GCMG
13th Jul 1895 - 6th Aug 1898
General Sir Francis Wallace Grenfell
1st Lord Grenfell GCB GCMG
7th Aug 1898 - 2nd Jun 1908
Lieut-Gen Sir Edward Thomas Henry Hutton KCB KCMG
3rd Jun 1908 - 2nd Mar 1918
Lieut-Gen Sir William Pitcairn Campbell KCB
3rd Mar 1918 - 22nd Sep 1932
Maj-Gen Sir Steuart Welwood Hare KCMG CB
23rd Sep 1932 - 8th Sep 1937
Maj-Gen Sir John Humphrey Davidson KCMG CB DSO
9th Sep 1937 - 10th Feb 1946
General Sir Evelyn Hugh Barker KCB KBE DSO MC
11th Feb 1946 - 9th Feb 1956
General Sir George Watkin Eben James Erskine GCB KBE DSO
10th Feb 1956
Third Battalion
Lieut-Gen Sir Henry Francis Williams KCB
29th Jul 1903 - 1st May 1907
Maj-Gen Sir Cromer Ashburnham KCB
2nd May 1907 - 25th Feb 1917
Maj-Gen Richard Steele Rupert Fetherstonhaugh CB
26th Feb 1917 - 6th Jan 1923
Fourth Battalion
Lieut-Gen Rowley Willes Hinxman
29th Jul 1903 - 4th Jul 1906
Maj-Gen Sir Wykeham Leigh Pemberton KCB
5th Jul 1906 - 2nd Mar 1918
Lieut-Gen Sir William Pitcairn Campbell KCB
3rd Mar 1918 - 8th Feb 1923


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by Stephen Luscombe