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rand light infantry Leadership

COMMANDING OFFICER

From

To

Name

1905

1909

Lt Col H.A. Woolf

1909

1912

Lt Col G.H. Hamilton-Dickson MVO

1912

1915

Lt Col J.M. Fairweather DSO

1915

1920

Lt Col W.J. Thompson DSO VD Croix de Guerre

1920

1922

Lt Col J.H. Blaney DSO DCM

1923

1925

Lt Col W.A. Abbott VD

1925

1927

Lt Col W.A.D. Cherrington VD

1927

1931

Lt Col H.E. Jackson DCM VD

1931

1932

Lt Col W.J. Endean MC

1932

1937

Lt Col A.A. Hayton DSO VD

1937

1942

Col J.O. Henrey MBE VD

1942

1943

Lt Col A.C. Thomas

1944

1945

Amalgamated with CTR

1946

1950

Lt Col C.D. Hancock ED

1950

1955

Cmdt W.P.F. Clark ED

1955

1962

Cmdt G.B. Brown JCD MC

1963

1966

Cmdt R.S. Munton JCD 

1967

1969

Cmdt J.D. Vos SM JCD

1969

1975

Cmdt J.D. Vos SM JCD

1975

1977

Cmdt A.B. Dalgleish JCD

1977

1981

Cmdt J.M. Smuts JCD

1982

1983

Cmdt C.E. Storey JCD

1983

1990

Cmdt K.G.E. Mulligan

1991

1992

Cmdt B. Durham

1992

2001

Lt Col S.J. Vos MMM JCD

2001

2005

Lt Col H.B. Goument JCD

2005

Present

Lt Col J. Mellitchey DWD

REGIMENTAL SERGEANT MAJOR

From

To

Name

1906

1910

E. Evans

1910

1911

Ross

1911

1913

H.A.E. Hall

1914

1918

S. Piggott

1922

1924

A.H. Miller

1922

1924

J.S. Porter

1925

1925

D. Suttie DCM

1925

1928

R.G.B. Heydenrych

1929

1942

H.R. Lahner

1942

1943

G. Trobridge

1944

1945

Amalgamated with CTR

1946

1947

G.C. Webb

1948

1951

V. Dove

1952

1962

D.N. Rathbone

1963

1964

E.L. Hansen

1964

1967

J.H. Honey

1968

1979

J.L. Keene PMM JCD

1980

1984

S. Rogoff JCD

1985

1991

N.P. Wegener JCD

1991

2007

P.H.R Wells MMM JCD

2007

Present

J. Potgieter

COLONEL IN CHIEF

From

To

Name

1906

1942

Field Marshall, His Royal Highness, The Duke of Connaught KG KT GCSI GCMG GCIE GCVO

1947

2002

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Margaret

HONORARY COLONEL

From

To

Name

1910

1939

Col Sir William van Hulsteyn KT VD

1940

1968

Col A.D. Viney

1972

1998

Col G.B. Brown JCD MC

1999

2011

Col J.D. Vos SM JCD