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Date of Promotion Name Regiment Lifespan
12 January 1736 The Earl of Orkney Royal Regiment of Foot 1666-1737
14 January 1736 The Duke of Argyll Earl of Argyll's Regiment of Foot 1678-1743
2 July 1739 The Viscount Shannon Horse Guards Regiment 1674-1740
2 July 1739 The Marquis de Montendre 1672-1739
18 March 1742 The Earl of Stair 26th (Cameronian) Regiment of Foot 1673-1747
14 December 1742 The Viscount Cobham 6th Regiment of Foot 1669-1749
14 December 1742 George Wade Earl of Bath's Regiment 1673-1748
28 November 1757 Sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet Grenadier Guards 1685-1768
29 November 1757 The Viscount Molesworth Royal Scots 1680-1758
30 November 1757 The Viscount Ligonier 10th Regiment of Foot 1680-1770
1 June 1763 The Lord Tyrawley 39th (Dorchester) Regiment of Foot 1690-1773
12 October 1793 Henry Seymour Conway 5th Royal Irish Lancers 1721-1794
12 October 1793 H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh 13th Regiment of Foot 1743-1805
12 October 1793 Sir George Howard 24th Regiment of Foot 1720-1796
10 February 1795 H.R.H. The Duke of York and Albany Grenadier Guards 1763-1827
30 July 1796 The Duke of Argyll Royal Scots Fusiliers 1723-1806
30 July 1796 The Lord Amherst Grenadier Guards 1717-1797
30 July 1796 The Lord Howard de Walden Scots Guards 1719-1797
30 July 1796 Studholme Hodgson Grenadier Guards 1708-1798
30 July 1796 The Marquess Townshend 7th Queen's Own Hussars 1724-1807
30 July 1796 Lord Frederick Cavendish Coldstream Guards 1729-1803
30 July 1796 The Duke of Richmond Coldstream Guards 1735-1806
5 September 1805 H.R.H. The Duke of Kent and Strathearn Royal Fusiliers 1767-1820
21 June 1813 The Marquess of Wellington later The Duke of Wellington 73rd (Perthshire) Regiment of Foot 1769-1852
6 November 1813 H.R.H. The Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale later H.M. The King of Hanover 1771-1851
26 November 1813 H.R.H. The Duke of Cambridge Hanoverian Guards 1774-1850
24 May 1816 H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh Scots Guards 1776-1834
24 May 1816 H.R.H. Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld later H.M. The King of the Belgians 1790-1865
19 July 1821 The Marquess of Drogheda 12th Dragoons 1730-1821
19 July 1821 The Earl Harcourt Grenadier Guards 1743-1830
22 July 1830 Sir Alured Clarke 50th (Queen's Own) Regiment of Foot 1745-1832
22 July 1830 Sir Samuel Hulse Grenadier Guards 1747-1837
8 February 1840 H.R.H. Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha later H.R.H. The Prince Consort 1819-1861
28 July 1845 H.M. The King of the Netherlands 1792-1849
9 November 1846 Sir George Nugent, 1st Baronet 39th (Dorsetshire) Regiment of Foot 1757-1849
9 November 1846 Thomas Grosvenor Grenadier Guards 1764-1851
9 November 1846 The Marquess of Anglesey 80th Regiment of Foot (Staffordshire Volunteers) 1768-1854
5 November 1854 The Lord Raglan 4th Light Dragoons 1788-1855
2 October 1855 The Viscount Combermere 23rd Regiment of Foot 1773-1865
2 October 1855 The Earl of Strafford 33rd Regiment of Foot 1772-1860
2 October 1855 The Viscount Hardinge Queen's Rangers 1785-1856
1 April 1860 The Lord Seaton East Devonshire Regiment 1779-1863
9 November 1862 Sir Edward Blakeney 99th Regiment of Foot 1778-1868
9 November 1862 The Viscount Gough Seaforth Highlanders 1779-1869
9 November 1862 H.R.H. The Duke of Cambridge 12th Royal Lancers 1819-1904
9 November 1862 The Lord Clyde 9th (East Norfolk) Regiment of Foot 1792-1863
1 January 1868 Sir Alexander Woodford 9th (East Norfolk) Regiment of Foot 1782-1868
1 January 1868 Sir William Gomm 9th (East Norfolk) Regiment of Foot 1784-1875
1 January 1868 Sir Hew Dalrymple Ross Royal Artillery 1779-1868
1 January 1868 Sir John Fox Burgoyne Royal Engineers 1782-1871
24 May 1870 Sir George Pollock Bengal Artillery 1786-1872
29 May 1875 Sir John FitzGerald 1785-1877
29 May 1875 The Marquess of Tweeddale Grenadier Guards 1787-1876
29 May 1875 H.R.H. The Prince of Wales 1841-1910
2 June 1877 Sir William Rowan 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot 1789-1879
2 June 1877 Sir Charles Yorke 35th (Royal Sussex) Regiment of Foot 1790-1880
2 June 1877 The Lord Strathnairn 93rd (Sutherland Highlanders) Regiment of Foot 1801-1885
1 January 1883 The Lord Napier of Magdala Bengal Engineer Group 1810-1890
24 June 1883 Sir Patrick Grant 11th Bengal Native Infantry 1804-1895
27 March 1886 Sir John Michel 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot 1804-1886
27 March 1886 Sir Richard Dacres Royal Artillery 1799-1886
10 July 1886 Lord William Paulet 85th Regiment of Foot (Bucks Volunteers) 1804-1893
21 June 1887 The Earl of Lucan 6th Regiment of Foot 1800-1888
21 May 1890 Sir John Simmons Royal Engineers 1821-1903
21 May 1890 Sir Frederick Haines 4th Regiment of Foot 1818-1909
26 May 1894 Sir Donald Stewart, 1st Baronet 9th Bengal Native Infantry 1824-1900
26 May 1894 The Viscount Wolseley 12th Regiment of Foot 1833-1913
25 May 1895 The Lord Roberts of Kandahar later The Earl Roberts Bengal Artillery 1832-1914
22 June 1897 H.H. Prince Edward of Saxe-Weimar 67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot 1823-1902
25 April 1900 Sir Neville Bowles Chamberlain 55th Bengal Native Infantry 1820-1902
27 January 1901 H.I.M. The German Emperor 1859-1941
26 June 1902 Sir Henry Norman 1st Bengal Native Infantry 1826-1904
26 June 1902 H.R.H. The Duke of Connaught Royal Engineers 1850-1942
8 April 1903 Sir Evelyn Wood, V.C. 13th Light Dragoons 1838-1919
8 April 1903 Sir George White, V.C. 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot 1835-1912
1 September 1903 H.I.M. The Emperor of Austria 1830-1916
11 April 1908 The Lord Grenfell King's Royal Rifle Corps 1841-1925
20 June 1908 Sir Charles Brownlow 51st Sikhs (Frontier Force) 1831-1916
10 September 1909 The Viscount Kitchener later The Earl Kitchener Royal Engineers 1850-1916
7 May 1910 H.M. The King 1865-1936
19 June 1911 The Lord Methuen Scots Guards 1845-1932
19 June 1911 Sir William Nicholson later The Lord Nicholson Royal Engineers 1845-1918
3 June 1913 Sir John French later The Viscount French later The Earl of Ypres 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars 1852-1925
1 January 1916 H.I.M. The Emperor of Russia 1868-1918
1 January 1917 Sir Douglas Haig 7th Queen's Own Hussars 1861-1928
16 March 1917 Sir Charles Egerton 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of Foot 1848-1921
1 January 1918 H.I.M. The Emperor of Japan 1879-1926
19 July 1919 Ferdinand Foch 1851-1929
31 July 1919 The Lord Plumer later The Viscount Plumer York and Lancaster Regiment 1857-1932
31 July 1919 The Viscount Allenby 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons 1861-1936
31 July 1919 Sir Henry Wilson, 1st Baronet Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own) 1864-1922
29 March 1920 Sir William Robertson, 1st Baronet 3rd Dragoon Guards 1860-1933
12 April 1921 Sir Arthur Barrett 44th (East Essex) Regiment of Foot 1857-1926
4 July 1921 H.M. The King of the Belgians 1875-1934
20 March 1925 Sir William Birdwood later The Lord Birdwood Royal Scots Fusiliers 1865-1951
30 November 1926 Sir Claud Jacob Worcestershire Regiment 1863-1948
30 January 1928 Sir George Milne later The Lord Milne Royal Artillery 1866-1948
3 June 1928 H.M. The King of Spain 1886-1941
26 June 1928 H.I.M. The Emperor of Japan 1901-1989
17 July 1932 The Viscount Byng of Vimy King's Royal Rifle Corps 1861-1935
31 October 1932 The Earl of Cavan Grenadier Guards 1865-1946
13 February 1933 Sir Philip Chetwode, 7th Baronet later The Lord Chetwode Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 1869-1950
7 June 1935 Sir Archibald Montgomery-Massingberd Royal Artillery 1871-1947
21 January 1936 H.M. The King later H.R.H. The Prince Edward later H.R.H. The Duke of Windsor 1894-1972
15 May 1936 Sir Cyril Deverell West Yorkshire Regiment 1874-1947
12 December 1936 H.M. The King 1895-1952
20 July 1940 Sir Edmund Ironside later The Lord Ironside Royal Artillery 1880-1959
24 May 1941 Jan Smuts 1870-1950
18 November 1941 Sir John Dill Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment 1881-1944
1 January 1943 The Viscount Gort, V.C. Grenadier Guards 1886-1946
1 January 1943 Sir Archibald Wavell later The Viscount Wavell later The Earl Wavell Black Watch 1883-1950
1 January 1944 Sir Alan Brooke later The Lord Alanbrooke later The Viscount Alanbrooke Royal Artillery 1883-1963
4 June 1944 Sir Harold Alexander later The Viscount Alexander of Tunis later The Earl Alexander of Tunis Irish Guards 1891-1969
1 September 1944 Sir Bernard Montgomery later The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers 1887-1976
29 December 1944 Sir Henry Maitland Wilson later The Lord Wilson Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own) 1881-1964
1 June 1946 Sir Claude Auchinleck 62nd Punjabis 1884-1981
4 January 1948 Sir William Slim later The Viscount Slim Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1891-1970
8 June 1950 Sir Thomas Blamey 1884-1951
15 January 1953 H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh 1921-
21 July 1953 Sir John Harding later The Lord Harding of Petherton Somerset Light Infantry 1896-1989
31 March 1955 H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester King's Royal Rifle Corps 1900-1974

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