OFFICERS AT READING CENTRAL

Majors Iain & Alison Hudson

Were appointed as our new
commanding officers in August 2009. They came to us from Edinburgh


Majors Iain and Alison Hudson  
 

Major Richard Welch

will be our commanding officer from July 2016

Major Richard Welch

along with

Major Jim Cussen

Major Jim Cussen

The following is a list of all Commanding and Associate officers at Reading Central since Captain Charles Harrison and Major Day ′opened fire′ in 1881.

1881 Captain Charles Harrison

1881 Captain Mary Dowell

1881 Captain Bamford

1881 Captain & Mrs Isaac Skidmore

1881 Lieutenant Moore

All of the above were at the corps in its first month of operation


1881 Captain Amelia Heath

1882 Captain William Dear

1882 Captain & Mrs Charles Hayter

1883 Captain & Mrs Albert Coles

1883 Captain Mary Dack & Lieut Fleet

1883 Captain George Brain

1883 Captain & Mrs John Wills

1984 Captain Catherine Gaines

1884 Captain Frederick Doidge

1885 Captain Agnes Barrett

1886 Captain Carrie Brelsford

1886 Captain Myles Ashbourne

1886 Captain & Mrs William Mundin

1887 Capt. & Mrs Frederick Falcus

1887 Captain & Mrs Frank Buckle

1888 Captain Anker Deans

1888 Captain William Warman

1889 Captain W H Nelms

1889 Captain William Sansom

1889 Captain William Pike

1890 Captain Albert Streeter

1890 Captain Jane Young

1891 Captain & Mrs Alfred Ball

1891 Captain & Mrs Henry Cooke

1891 Captain & Mrs James Hodder

1892 Captain William Munro

1892 Captain & Mrs William Ebbs

1893 Captain & Mrs James McDuff

1893 Captain Maggie Balmer

1894 Captain & Mrs William Green

1894 Ensign & Mrs H Witchurch

1895 Captain Alfred Gattrell

1895 Ensign & Mrs David Leib

1896 Adjutant James Hadden

1896 Ensign Tom Ward

1896 Ensign Ellen Dale

1896 Captain & Mrs Charles Goddard

1897 Captain John Murray

1898 Ensign & Mrs Fred Earl

1899 Adjutant & Mrs H Gallant

1899 Ensign & Mrs John Griffiths

1900 Captain & Mrs Alex Gibson

1901 Captain Joseph Langbridge

1901 Ensign & Mrs John Skinner

1902 Adjutant & Mrs William Dorey

1902 Adjutant & Mrs Arthur Kemble

1903 Adjutant & Mrs Thomas Reed

1904 Ensign & Mrs William Dungey

1905 Adjutant & Mrs Horace Mann

1907 Adjutant Kate Lee

1907 Captain Webster

1908 Adjutant & Mrs A Fenoulhet

1909 Adjutant Annie Singer, Captain Reynolds

1910 Adjutant & Mrs Ernest Simkin

1913 Adjutant & Mrs William Hall

1915 Commandant & Mrs Frederick Lougheed

1917 Commandant & Mrs Charles Hoy

1919 Captain Dora Booth, Lieutenant Henrietta Wingate, Lieutenant Harlow

1920 Ensign & Mrs Arthur Knapman, Captain Carl Knott

1922 Commandant & Mrs Joseph Huxtep

1922 Commandant & Mrs J Capper

1924 Commandant Cox

1924 Adjutant & Mrs Robert Jones

1926 Ensign & Mrs Clifford Grinsted

1927 Adjutant & Mrs John Hill

1929 Adjutant & Mrs Alex Matthews

1930 Adjutant & Mrs Arthur Oram

1932 Major Emma McDowell, Adjutant Rhoda Playford

1933 Major & Mrs Albert Barnes

1935 Adjutant Amy Bowler, Captain Eva Ward

1936 Major & Mrs Richard Moyse

1937 Major & Mrs James McLellan

1939 Major & Mrs Horace Mead, Lieutenant Cecil Watts

1941 Major & Mrs Alex Nicholson

1944 Major & Mrs George Shipley

1945 Brigadier & Mrs Eli Woolley

1945 Major Margaret Fraser, Adjutant Alice Walton

1946 Major & Mrs Reginald Bennett, Lieutenant Jan Beunders*, Lieutenant Stuart Booth*

1948 Major & Mrs George Easey, Lieutenant Bramwell Baird*

1950 Major & Mrs Joseph Parker

1952 Major & Mrs Herbert Parkhouse

1953 Brigadier & Mrs Thomas Boniface

1955 Brigadier Kath Sutton, Major Dorothy Hunt

1957 Brigadier & Mrs George Scott

1960 Brigadier & Mrs James Gilman

1962 Brigadier & Mrs Joseph Wright

1963 Brigadier & Mrs John T Cook

1966 Brigadier & Mrs Will Rich

1971 Major & Mrs Tom Cross

1972 Major & Mrs Ralph Pearce

1975 Major & Mrs John Crashley

1978 Major & Mrs Alan Atherton

1981 CSM Fred Tompkins

1982 Major & Mrs Lincoln Parkhouse

1984-85 Lieutenant Amaro Pereira*

1985 Major & Mrs Laurie Hills

1988 CSM Brian Parkhouse

1989 Major & Mrs Clifford Hurcum

1993 CSM Brian Parkhouse

1993-97 Majors Alan and Barbara Lyne

1994-96 Lieutenant Graham Barratt*

1996-98 Lieutenant Ruth Hardy*

1997-01 Majors Leslie and Eileen Cook

1998-99 Captain Christine Kingscott*

1998-02 Captain Ian Woodgate*

2000-02 Captain Sue Woodgate*

2001-06 Major Samuel Edgar

2006-09 Majors Robert and Dana Reid

2009-16 Majors Iain and Alison Hudson