5th January Sir John Milbanke won Victoria Cross for bravery. Under Lord Roberts the Regiment fight at Modder River – 4th Feb. Relief of Kimberley – 15th Feb. Poplar Grove – 7th March. Dreifonteine – 10th March. Sergeant Engleheart wins the Victoria Cross. Modder River – 29th March. Battle of Welkom – 4th May. Zand River – 9th May. Diamond Hill – 11th June. Earl of Airlie killed. October Colonel Fisher-Childe retires and replaced by Lt-Colonel Alexander.