List of British Field Marshals

This is a list of Field Marshals of the United Kingdom, with their respective years of appointment.

  1. The Earl of Orkney (1736)
  2. The Duke of Argyll and Greenwich (1736)
  3. The Viscount Shannon (1739)
  4. The Marquis de Montandré (1739)
  5. The Earl of Stair (1742)
  6. The Viscount Cobham (1742)
  7. George Wade (1743)
  8. Sir Robert Rich (1757)
  9. The Viscount Molesworth (1757)
  10. The Viscount Ligonier (1757) (later Earl Ligonier)
  11. The Lord Tyrawley and Kilmaine (1763)
  12. Henry Seymour Conway (1793)
  13. HRH The Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1793)
  14. Sir George Howard (1793)
  15. HRH The Duke of York and Albany (1795)
  16. The Duke of Argyll (1796)
  17. The Lord Amherst (1796)
  18. The Lord Howard de Walden (1796)
  19. Studholme Hodgson (1796)
  20. The Marquess Townshend (1796)
  21. Lord Frederick Cavendish (1796)
  22. The Duke of Richmond (1796)
  23. HRH The Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1805)
  24. The Marquess of Wellington (1813) (later Duke of Wellington)
  25. HRH The Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale (1813) (later King Ernest Augustus I of Hanover)
  26. HRH The Duke of Cambridge (1813)
  27. HRH The Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1816)
  28. HRH Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1816)
  29. The Marquess of Drogheda (1821)
  30. The Earl Harcourt (1821)
  31. Sir Alured Clarke (1830)
  32. Sir Samuel Hulse (1830)
  33. HRH Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1840) (later Prince Consort)
  34. HM King Willem II of the Netherlands (1845)
  35. Sir George Nugent (1846)
  36. Thomas Grosvenor (1846)
  37. The Marquess of Anglesey (1846)
  38. The Lord Raglan (1854)
  39. The Viscount Combermere (1855)
  40. The Earl of Strafford (1855)
  41. The Viscount Hardinge (1855)
  42. The Lord Seaton (1860)
  43. Sir Edward Blakeney (1862)
  44. The Viscount Gough (1862)
  45. HRH The Duke of Cambridge (1862)
  46. The Lord Clyde (1862)
  47. Sir Alexander Woodford (1868)
  48. Sir William Gomm (1868)
  49. Sir Hew Ross (1868)
  50. Sir John Burgoyne (1868)
  51. Sir George Pollock (1870)
  52. Sir John FitzGerald (1875)
  53. The Marquess of Twedddale (1875)
  54. HRH The Prince of Wales (1875) (later King Edward VII)
  55. Sir William Rowan (1877)
  56. Sir Charles Yorke (1877)
  57. The Lord Strathnairn (1877)
  58. The Lord Napier of Magdala (1883)
  59. Sir Patrick Grant (1883)
  60. Sir John Michel (1886)
  61. Sir Richard Dacres (1886)
  62. Lord William Paulet (1886)
  63. The Earl of Lucan (1887)
  64. Sir John Simmons (1890)
  65. Sir Frederick Haines (1890)
  66. Sir Donald Stewart (1894)
  67. The Viscount Wolseley (1894)
  68. The Lord Roberts (1895) (later Earl Roberts)
  69. HH Prince Edward of Saxe-Weimar (1897)
  70. Sir Neville Chamberlain (1900)
  71. HIM Emperor Wilhelm II (1901)
  72. Sir Henry Norman (1902)
  73. HRH The Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1902)
  74. Sir Evelyn Wood (1903)
  75. Sir George White (1903)
  76. HIM Emperor Franz Josef of Austria (1903)
  77. The Lord Grenfell (1908)
  78. Sir Charles Brownlow (1908)
  79. The Viscount Kitchener (1909) (later Earl Kitchener)
  80. HM King George V (1910)
  81. The Lord Methuen (1911)
  82. Sir William Nicholson (1911) (later Lord Nicholson)
  83. Sir John French (1913) (later Earl of Ypres)
  84. HIM Tsar Nicholas II (1916)
  85. Sir Douglas Haig (1917) (later Earl Haig)
  86. Sir Charles Egerton (1917)
  87. HIM Emperor Yoshihito of Japan (1918)
  88. Marshal of France Ferdinand Foch (1919)
  89. Sir Herbert Plumer (1919) (later Viscount Plumer)
  90. Sir Edmund Allenby (1919) (later Viscount Allenby)
  91. Sir Henry Wilson (1919)
  92. Sir William Robertson (1920)
  93. Sir Arthur Barrett (1921)
  94. HM King Albert I of Belgium (1921)
  95. Sir William Birdwood (1925) (later Lord Birdwood)
  96. Sir Claud Jacob (1926)
  97. Sir George Milne (1928) (later Lord Milne)
  98. HM King Alfonso XIII of Spain (1928)
  99. HIM Emperor Hirohito of Japan (1930) (revoked 1942)
  100. The Viscount Byng of Vimy (1932)
  101. The Earl of Cavan (1932)
  102. Philip Chetwode, 1st Baron Chetwode (1933)
  103. Sir Archibald Montgomery-Massingberd (1935)
  104. HM King Edward VIII (1936)
  105. Sir Cyril Deverell (1936)
  106. HM King George VI (1936)
  107. Sir Edmund Ironside (1940) (later Lord Ironside)
  108. Jan Smuts (1941)
  109. Sir John Dill (1941)
  110. The Viscount Gort (1943)
  111. Sir Archbald Wavell (1943) (later Earl Wavell)
  112. Sir Alan Brooke (1944) (later Viscount Alanbrooke)
  113. Sir Harold Alexander (1944) (later Earl Alexander of Tunis)
  114. Sir Bernard Montgomery (1944) (later Viscount Montgomery of Alamein)
  115. Sir Henry Wilson (1944) (later Lord Wilson)
  116. Sir Claude Auchinleck (1946)
  117. Sir William Slim (1949) (later Viscount Slim)
  118. Sir Thomas Blamey (1950)
  119. HRH The Duke of Edinburgh (1953)
  120. Sir John Harding (1953) (later Lord Harding of Petherton)
  121. HRH The Duke of Gloucester (1955)
  122. Sir Gerald Templer (1956)
  123. Francis Festing (1960)
  124. HM King Mahendra of Nepal (1960)
  125. HIM Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia (1965)
  126. Sir Richard Hull (1965)
  127. Sir James Cassels (1968)
  128. Sir Geoffrey Baker (1971)
  129. Sir Michael Carver (1973) (later Lord Carver)
  130. Sir Roland Gibbs (1979)
  131. HM King Birendra of Nepal (1980)
  132. Sir Edwin Bramall (1982) (later Lord Bramall)
  133. Sir John Stanier (1985)
  134. Sir Nigel Bagnall (1988)
  135. Sir Richard Vincent (1991) (later Lord Vincent of Coleshill)
  136. Sir John Chapple (1992)
  137. HRH The Duke of Kent (1993)
  138. Sir Peter Inge (1994) (later Lord Inge)

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