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18 Infantry Brigade

Command Appointments

Officer Commanding

From To Rank Name Acting
04-Aug-1914 28-May-1915 ? Brigadier Sir Walter Congreve
29-May-1915 05-Aug-1915 Brigadier HS Ainslie
05-Aug-1915 14-Aug-1915 Lieutenant-Colonel FW Towsey *
14-Aug-1915 19-Apr-1916 Brigadier RJ Bridgeford
19-Apr-1916 29-Apr-1916 Lieutenant-Colonel CJ Hobkirk *
29-Apr-1916 12-Jun-1916 Brigadier WK McClintock
12-Jun-1916 16-Aug-1916 Brigadier HS Tew
16-Aug-1916 19-Aug-1916 Lieutenant-Colonel AE Irvine *
19-Aug-1916 14-Sep-1917 Brigadier RJ Bridgeford
14-Sep-1917 11-Nov-1918 Brigadier GSG Craufurd
15-Aug-1938 ? 18-May-1940 Brigadier OH Tidbury
20-Jul-1943 07-Feb-1944 Brigadier MD Erskine
07-Feb-1944 20-Feb-1944 Lieutenant-Colonel GHG Smith-Dorrien *
20-Feb-1944 08-Oct-1944 Brigadier MD Erskine
08-Oct-1944 27-Oct-1944 Brigadier AD McKechnie
27-Oct-1944 18-Dec-1944 Lieutenant-Colonel JSH Douglas *


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