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Regimental Appointments Since 1866

   
 

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Commanding Officers (Active Service)  

 * Denotes deceased

   
    World War One
 
   116 Battalion     
  1915-1917 Lieutenant Colonel S Sharpe DSO*
  1917-1919 Lieutenant Colonel GR Pearkes VC DSO MC*
 
   182 Battalion
  1917 Lieutenant Colonel CF Bick*
  1917-1919 Lieutenant Colonel AA Cockburn*
 
   World War Two
  1939-1940  Colonel E Pearson CD*
  1940-1942 Lieutenant Colonel GY Masson ED*
  1942-1943 Lieutenant Colonel MP Johnston ED*
  1943-1944 Lieutenant Colonel HR Schell ED*
  1944-1945 Lieutenant Colonel RL Purvis DSO CD*
  1945-1946 Lieutenant Colonel CM MacLean DSO CD*

 
 
Commanding Officers (Militia)
 
1866-1872 Lieutenant Colonel SB Fairbanks*
1872-1874  Lieutenant Colonel J Wallace*
1874 Lieutenant Colonel W Warren*
1874-1880 Lieutenant Colonel J Wallace*
1880-1892 Lieutenant Colonel M O�Donovan*
1892-1898 Lieutenant Colonel NF Patterson KC*
1898-1902 Lieutenant Colonel JE Farewell KC*
1902-1906 Lieutenant Colonel JA McGillivray*
1906-1910 Lieutenant Colonel AG Henderson*
1910-1913 Lieutenant Colonel JF Grierson*
1913-1915 Lieutenant Colonel CF Bick*
1915-1917 Lieutenant Colonel AA Cockburn*
1917-1920 Lieutenant Colonel TA MacGillvray*
1920-1921 Lieutenant Colonel CF Bick*
1921-1925 Lieutenant Colonel HS Cameron VD*
1925-1928 Lieutenant Colonel Frank Chappell VD*
1928-1929 Lieutenant Colonel HE Smith*
1929-1932 Lieutenant Colonel EG Hodgins*
1932-1936 Lieutenant Colonel RB Smith VD*
1936-1940 Lieutenant Colonel E Pearson VD*
1940-1945 Lieutenant Colonel RB Smith VD* (2 Bn ONT R)
1945-1946 Lieutenant Colonel LW Currell*
1946-1948 Lieutenant Colonel MP Johnston ED*
1948-1951 Lieutenant Colonel EF Bastedo*
1951-1954 Lieutenant Colonel AG Coulter CD CdeG
1954-1958 Lieutenant Colonel FS Wotton ED CD*
1958-1960 Lieutenant Colonel MC Finley ED CD*
1960-1965  Lieutenant Colonel JR Warnica CD
1965-1966  Lieutenant Colonel WC Paynter CD*
1966-1969  Lieutenant Colonel LP Tiggelers CD*
1969-1972  Lieutenant Colonel NM Hall CD
1972-1974  Lieutenant Colonel SJ Skea CD*
1974-1976 Lieutenant Colonel NM Hall CD
1976-1980  Lieutenant Colonel MJ Koster CD AdeC*
1980-1983 Lieutenant Colonel LP Morin CD
1983-1986  Lieutenant Colonel ID Golding CD
1986-1990 Lieutenant Colonel His Honour Judge DJ Halikowski OMM CD AdeC
1990-1992 Lieutenant Colonel DM Meloche CD
1992-1994 Lieutenant Colonel DTG Matthews SBStJ CD
1994-1997 Lieutenant Colonel RJ Chapman MMM SBStJ CD
1997-2000 Lieutenant Colonel CS Coles CD
2000-2004 Lieutenant Colonel R Thompson CD
2004-2007 Lieutenant Colonel DW Parry CD
2007-2010 Lieutenant Colonel RM Brown CD
2010- Lieutenant Colonel PR Brunberg CD
 
 

Regimental Sergeant Majors (Active Service)

 
   World War One  
  1914-1916 Warrant Officer Class One Riggleford (116 Bn)*
  1916-1921 Warrant Officer Class One FC Palmer (116 Bn)*
 
  World War Two  
  1941 Warrant Officer Class One D Watson*
  1941-1945 Warrant Officer Class One M Barker MBE CD*
  1945-1946 Warrant Officer Class One C Hill*
 
 

Regimental Sergeant Majors (Militia)

 
1866-1870 Sergeant Major A Anderson*
1870-1874 Sergeant Major GW Cameron*
1874-1876 Sergeant Major M Jordan*
1876-1882 Sergeant Major J Chrisholm*
1882-1902 Sergeant Major G Lawrence*
1902-1903 Sergeant Major HA Nott*
1903-1909 Sergeant Major JW Alloway*
1909-1914 Sergeant Major W Hole*
1921-1924 Warrant Officer Class One M Cordy MM*
1924-1926 Warrant Officer Class One W Cooper*
1926-1928 Warrant Officer Class One E Greene*
1928-1930 Warrant Officer Class One F Watson*
1930-1941 Warrant Officer Class One H Davies*
1941-1942 Warrant Officer Class One R Bennett* (2 Bn, ONT R)
1942-1946 Warrant Officer Class One J Butler* (2 Bn, ONT R)
1946-1952 Warrant Officer Class One M Barker MBE CD*
1952-1956 Warrant Officer Class One T Adams CD*
1956-1964 Warrant Officer Class One W Milne CD*
1964-1968 Warrant Officer Class One JA Newell CD*
1968-1972 Warrant Officer Class One T Korson CD
1972-1975 Chief Warrant Officer DTG Matthews CD
1975-1976 Chief Warrant Officer PA Daniel CD
1976-1980 Chief Warrant Officer JJ Drygala CD
1980-1982 Chief Warrant Officer RR Ricard CD*
1982-1987  Chief Warrant Officer RJ Chapman SBStJ CD  
1987-1989 Chief Warrant Officer AR Turner MMM CD
1989-1991 Chief Warrant Officer DW Parry CD
1991-1994 Chief Warrant Officer PH Matthews CD
1994-1996 Chief Warrant Officer HR Sutton CD
1997-1999 Chief Warrant Officer RM Brown CD
1999-2003 Chief Warrant Officer DA Anderson CD
2003-2005 Master Warrant Officer HK Brown CD (acting)
2005-2008 Chief Warrant Officer HK Brown CD
2008- Chief Warrant Officer DJ Munroe CD

 
 

Honorary Lieutenant Colonels

 
1913-1919  Honoutary Lieutenant  Colonel WJ Cowan*
1921-1931 Honourary Lieutenant Colonel RS McLaughlin CC ED CD*
1970-1976 Honourary Lieutenant Colonel HF Millen CD*
1977-1981 Honourary Lieutenant Colonel NF Wilton CD*
1981-1986 Honourary Lieutenant Colonel HE Irwin CD*
1987-1992 Honourary Lieutenant Colonel JA Sheriff MC CD*
1993-1997  Major General (ret'd) NM Hall SBStJ CD
1998-2001 Honourary Lieutenant Colonel RA Attersley*
2002-2007 Lieutenant Colonel (ret'd) LP Morin CD
2009- Honourary Lieutenant Colonel J Wright
 
 

Honorary Colonels

 
1931-1967 Honouary Colonel RS McLaughlin CC ED CD*
1967-1973  Honouary Colonel HJ Cook*
1973-1975  Major-General (ret'd) CC Mann CBE DSO CD*
1975-1979  Honourary Colonel AG Coulter CD CdeG
1979-1983  Honouary Colonel The Honourable MJ Starr PC CStJ*
1983-1993  Honouary Colonel EV Mann SsStJ*
1996-2003 Honouary Colonel WF Hayball*
2003-2008 Honouary Colonel RA Attersley*
2011- Honourary Colonel CD Mercier
 
 

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