COMMANDING OFFICERS

1860-1870      Captain William Chearnley, Captain Commanding,(later Lt-Colonel)
1870-1872      Lieut-Colonel  A.K. McKinlay
1872-1876             ''                 W.N. Pallister
1876-1879             ''                 J.N. Ritchie
1879-1890             ''                
 J. D. Mackintosh
1890-1892             ''                 T. J. Walsh
1892-1898             ''                 T. J. Egan
1898-1903             ''                 J. N. Crane
1903-1908             ''                 J. T. Twining
1908-1912             ''                 C. W. Gunning
1912-1917             ''                 I. W. Vidito
1917-1919             ''                 C. A. Mumford
1919-1924             ''                 
F. W. W. Doane
1924                      ''                 H. N. Clarke (Gazetted C.O. 2nd Bn)
1924-1926             ''                 G. S. Kinley                           
1930-1935             ''                 S. S. Wright
1935-1943             ''                
 R. J. Colwell DSO (Canada and Overseas)*
1940-1942             ''                 S. S. Wright (60th Veterans Guard)
1942-1945             ''                 S. S. Wright (2nd Bn)
1945-1946             ''                
 H.P. McKeen (2nd Bn)*
1946-1949             ''                 W.N. Wickwire. MBE
1949-1953             ''                
 G. B.H. Cox*
1953-1958             ''                 G. F. Snair*
1958-1960             ''                 J. H. D. Oland, MC*
1960-1965             ''                 R.F. Hubley D.F.C. *
2009-2012         Major             Shane Gallant
2012-          Lieut-Colonel      G. A. Melville (Promoted  LCol in 2016)
       
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HONOURARY COLONELS
1860-1883 - His Excellency Lieut-General Sir Wm. Fenwick-Williams                  
Bt., K.C.B., Commanding  Division, B.N.A.

1898-1912 -  Lieut-General J. Winburne Laurie, D.C.I

1912-1937 -  
Right Honourable Sir Robert Borden, K.C.M.G.

1942-1947 -  Honorable Frederick F. Mathers, K.C.

1948-1954 -  Honorable Angus L. Macdonald, P.C., K.C., LLD.

1955-1960 -  
Brigadier Ray J. Colwell, DSO., ED., msc

6 Nov 2014   Colonel  John B. Boileau, C.D.
NB - Honourary LCol appointment currently open. To be announced in due course