HONORARY COLONELS OF THE 5TH

Lieutenant General Sir Arthur William Currie, GCMG, KCB    07 Aug 1919 - 30 Nov 1933

(promoted General in 1919 or 1920)

 

Lieutenant Governor Honorable Eric W. Hamber    20 Jan 1939 - 30 Jul 1948

(Newspapers refer to Lieut Governor, Hon Eric W Hamber accepting the appointment as Honorary Colonel with effect from 20 Jan 1939.  His tenure of appointment having expired he vacated the appointment 30 Jul 1948. )

 

Colonel The Honorable John Hart                              post 30 Jul 1948 - ?? d. April 7, 1957

 

Lieutenant Governor The Hon. Walter S. Owen         1978?? _d.13 Jan 1981

(special permission for Walter Owen to be HCol for his term as 5th was then an Ind Bty not a Regt –  In 1991 the 5th became a Regt).

 

Colonel Robert Porter Bourne, CD                             1991 -  d.1994

 

Colonel George Lynch-Staunton, KStJ, CD                1994 – Jul 2007

 

Colonel N. Logan Stewart, KStJ, CD,                          4 Nov 2007 - Nov 2012

 

Colonel (MGen) Stuart McDonad, OMM, CD               Feb 2013 -

Honorary Appointments