THE REGIMENT

Commanding Officers - 1st Battalion

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ROLL OF COMMANDING OFFICERS

1st Battalion

  1904-1907     Lieutenant Colonel H O’Donnell DSO
  1907-1908  Lieutenant Colonel C M Crawford
  1908-1914  Colonel J B Chatterton
  1914-1918  Colonel The Hon C G Bruce CB CVO
  1918-1922  Colonel W C Little
  1922-1926  Lieutenant Colonel G M Glynton DSO
  1926-1930   Colonel R J B Yates DSO
  1930-1934
  Lieutenant Colonel H M M Hackett MC
  1934-1937  Lieutenant Colonel G C Strahan OBE
  1937-1940  Lieutenant Colonel H V Collingridge OBE
  1940-1940  Lieutenant Colonel D Tennant Cowan MC
  1940-1944  Lieutenant Colonel G R Grove
  1944-1947  Lieutenant Colonel O C T Dykes MC
  1947-1948  Lieutenant Colonel J A R Robertson DSO OBE  
  1948-1951  Lieutenant Colonel E P Townsend DSO OBE
  1951-1954  Lieutenant Colonel W C Walker DSO MC
  1954-1956  Lieutenant Colonel A E C Bredin DSO MC
  1956-1958  Lieutenant Colonel N E V Short MBE MC
  1958-1961  Lieutenant Colonel W M Amoore DSO MBE
  1961-1963  Lieutenant Colonel W B Standbridge OBE
  1963-1966  Lieutenant Colonel B G Hickey OBE MC
  1966-1968  Lieutenant Colonel W D McNaughton MBE
  1968-1969
  Lieutenant Colonel J Whitehead MBE

 

Notes:
1. Officers officiating during the temporary absence of a permanent commanding officer have not been included.
2. Decorations shown are those held whilst in command or earned as a direct result of command. Decorations earned elsewhere after relinquishing command have not been included.