PRINCESS OF WALES’ OWN REGIMENT

Honorary Appointments

Colonel-in-Chief

HRH Princess Diana, Princess of Wales 17 August 1985 – 16 July 1996

Honorary Colonels

Colonel Henry R. Smith, CMG, ISO

1 December 1913 – 19 September 1917

Brigadier Douglas Gordon Cunningham, CBE, DSO, ED, CD

9 March 1961 – 31 December 1967

Colonel William Alfred Jones, OBE, VD, CD

1 January 1968 – 31 December 1973

Colonel Arthur Britton Smith, MC, CD, QC

17 September 1974 – 30 November 1985

Colonel Arthur K. Twigg, CD

16 January 1986 -15 January 1992

Colonel A.B. Smith, MC, CD, QC

05 May 1992 – 14 January 1995

Colonel Dawson W. Einarson, OMM, CD

15 January 1995 – 14 January 1998

Colonel The Honorable Hillary M. Weston, LLD

12 March 1998 – 11 March 2001

Brigadier General Ernest Beno, OMM, CD

31 Oct 2002 – 20 May 2006

Colonel Cyril Woods, Baron of Slane

20 May 2006 – 2009

Colonel Mark Hutchings, CD

10 August 2010 – 31 December 2013

Colonel Dr. John Scott Cowan,

1 January 2014 – 31 Dec 2016

Colonel Arthur Richard William Jordan, CD

1 January 2017 – 31 December 2019

 

Honorary Lieutenant-Colonels

 LtCol Henry R. Smith, CMG, ISO

30 March 1898 – 1 December 1913

 LtCol A.H. Fair, ED

1 November 1929 – 23 May 1954

 LtCol Harry Eedward Pense, DSO, MC, ED

28 April 1956 – 20 October 1960

 LtCol William Alfred Jones, OBE, VD, CD

23 March 1961 – 31 December 1967

 LCol Arthur Britton Smith, MC, CD, QC

1 July 1968 – 16 September 1974

 LCol Benjamin James Terry, CD

17 September 1974 – 16 September 1978

 LCol Arthur K. Twigg, CD

1 June 1979 – 14 January 1986

 LCol Dawson W. Einarson, OMM, CD

15 January 1986 – 14 January 1994

 LCol James D. McQueen, CD

15 January 1994 – 3 March 2000

 LCol Isaac A. Kennedy, OMM, CD

16 May 2001 – 20 May 2006

 LCol James D. McQueen, CD

20 May 2006 – 22 Oct 2009

LCol Dr. John Scott Cowan,

22 October 2009 – 31 December 1913

 LCol Arthur R.W. Jordan, CD

1 January 2014 – 31 Dec 2016

LCol Peter Milliken, PC, OC, FRSC

1 January 2107 – 31 December 2019