COMMANDING OFFICERS (1891 - today)

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NameDetails 
LCol John I. DavidsonOctober 1891 - March 1898https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lt-col-davidson-john-irvine/
LCol Alfred M. CosbyMarch 1891 - May 1900https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lcol-cosby-alfred-m/
LCol William C. MacDonald, VDMay 1900 - May 1906https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/brigadier-william-campbell-macdonald-vd/
LCol D.M. Robertson, MVO, VD
May 1906 - May 1911https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/colonel-donald-m-robertson-mvo-vd/
LCol William Hendrie, VDMay 1911 - May 1913https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/major-hendrie-w/
LCol John A. Currie, VDMay 1913 - August 1914, CO 15th Bn August 1914 - June1915https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/col-currie-john-allister-vd/
LCol William B. Marshall, DSO, VD15th Bn June 1915 - 19 May 1916, KIAhttps://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lt-col-marshall-william-renwick-dso/
LCol Charles E. Bent, CMO, DSO
CO 15th Bn May 1916 - December 1917, CO 15th Bn April 1918 - August 1918, CO 15th Bn October 1918 - May 1919https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lt-col-bent-charles-edward/
LCol J.W. Forbes, DSOCO 15th Bn December 1917 - April 1918https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lcol-forbes-james-wallace-dso/
LCol John P. Girvan, DSO, MCCO 15th Bn April 1918 - October 1918https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lcol-girvan-john-p-dso-mc/
LCol Duncan Donald, VDCO Home Bn August 1914 - December 1915, CO 134th Bn December 1915 - August 1916https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lcol-duncan-donald-vc/
LCol George T. Chisholm, VDCO 92nd Bn May 1916 - January 1917https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-george-t-chisholm-vd/
LCol Armour A. MillerCO 134th Bn August 1916 - February 1917https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lcol-armour-a-miller-134th-battalion/
LCol C. Warren Darling, VDCO Home Bn December 1915 - May 1919, CO May 1919 - November 1923https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lcol-clifford-w-darling-vd/
LCol K. R. Marshall, CMG, DSO, VDCO November 1923 - April 1928https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lcol-k-r-marshall-cmg-dso-vd/
LCol George H. MacLaren, VDCO April 1928 - March 1930https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/captain-mclaren-george-hagarty/
LCol Ian M. R. Sinclair, DSO, MC, VDCO March 1932 - March 1936https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lcol-imr-sinclair-dso-obe-mc-vd/
LCol John P. Girvan, DSO, MCCO March 1936 - March 1939https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lcol-girvan-john-p-dso-mc/
LCol John H. Chipman, MC, VDCO March 1939 - September 1939https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lt-chipman-john-howland/
LCol Eric W. Haldenby, MC, VDCO 1st Bn September 1939 - August 1940https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lt-col-haldenby-mc-e-w/
LCol William W. Southam, EDCO 1st Bn August 1940 - January 1942https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lcol-william-southham-ed/
LCol William B. Hendrie, EDCO 1st Bn January - 1942 - March 1942https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-william-b-bill-hendrie-ed/
LCol J. Edwin Ganong, EDCO 1st Bn March 1942 - December 1942https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/maj-ganong-j-e/
LCol Ian S. Johnston, DSO, EDCO 1st Bn December 1942 - June 1944https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lcol-johnston-ian-s-dso-ed/
LCol Donald A. Mackenzie, DSOCO 1st Bn June 1944 - 11 April 1945, KIAhttps://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieut-mackenzie-donald-alexander/
LCol James R. O. Counsell, DSOCO 1st Bn April 1945 - October 1945https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-jro-jim-counsell/
LCol John P. Girvan, DSO, MC, VDCO 2nd Bn (Res) June 1940 - December 1940https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lcol-girvan-john-p-dso-mc/
LCol Gerald M. Malone, MC, VDCO 2nd Bn (Res) December 1940 - April 1943https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lt-malone-gerald-murphy/
LCol J. E. Frowde Seagram, EDCO 2nd Bn (Res) April 1943 - April 1945https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lcol-jef-seagram-ed/
LCol Hamilton Cassels, MBECO 2nd Bn (Res) April 1945 - October 1945https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lcol-hamilton-cassels-obe/
LCol J. Edwin Ganong, EDCO October 1945 - July 1946https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/maj-ganong-j-e/
LCol William W.G. Darling, DSO, EDCO July 1946 - April 1949https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieut-darling-w-w-g/
LCol Michael E. George, CDCO April 1949 - July 1952https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lcol-me-mike-george-cd-mid/
LCol George A. Fraser, CDCO July 1952 - April 1955https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/psm-fraser-g-a/
LCol Hamish K. McIntosh, MBE, EDCO April 1955 - April 1958https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-hamish-k-macintosh-mbe-ed/
LCol Keith C. B. Corbett, CDCO April 1958 - April 1961https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-kcb-corbett-cd/
LCol Douglas C. Haldenby, CDCO April 1961 - April 1964https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-dc-doug-haldenby-cd/
LCol John M. Lowndes, CDCO April 1964 - April 1967https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/col-john-montgomery-lowndes-ostj-cd-qc-adec/
LCol Peter A. G. Cameron, CDCO April 1967 - April 1970https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/brigadier-general-pag-cameron-cstj-omm-cd/
LCol Richard L. Read, CDCO April 1970 - May 1973https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-rl-read-cd/
LCol William C. Stark, CDCO May 1973 - May 1976https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-william-c-stark-cd/
LCol Ronald J. Simmons, CDCO May 1976 - May 1979https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-rj-ron-simmons-cd/
LCol D. G. Temple, CDCO May 1979 - June 1982https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-dg-temple-cd/
LCol A. William Jensen, CD
CO June 1982 - May 1985https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/colonel-aw-bill-jensen-cd/
LCol Hugh W. G. Mowat, CDCO May 1985 - May 1988https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-hwg-hugh-mowat-cd/
LCol John H. Sandham, CDCO May 1988 - July 1989https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-jh-sandham-cd/
LCol A. Gregory Young, CD
CO July 1989 - October 1992https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/brigadier-general-ga-young-omm-msm-cd-officer-us-legion-of-honor/
LCol Kenneth J. McBey, CDCO October 1992 - June 1995https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-kj-mcbey-cd/
LCol Ian A. G. Cameron, CDJune 1995 - February 1999https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-iag-cameron-cd/
LCol George D. Turner, CD
CO February 1999 - May 2002https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-george-w-turner-cd/
LCol Ian C. R. Sargeant, CD
CO May 2002 - April 2005https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-icr-sargeant-cd/
LCol Andrew Paterson, CDCO April 2005 - October 2008https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-adc-paterson-cd/
LCol John M. C. McEwen, CD
CO October 2008 - October 2011https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/col-jmc-mcewen-cd/
LCol A. R. Best, CDCO October 2011 - June 2015https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-allan-r-best-cd/
LCol Harry S. Pedwell, CDCO June 2015 - October 2018https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-harry-s-pedwell-cd/
LCol R. Alkema, CDCO October 2018 - October 2021https://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-ra-alkemacd/
LCol Jason Morische, CDCO October 2021 - Presenthttps://museum.48thhighlanders.ca/soldier/lieutenant-colonel-jason-s-morische-cd/