Hostilities cease 24th June. Colonel Alexander retires and is succeed by Lt.-colonel the Hon. J. Byng. The Regiment is joined by all its scattered troops and celebrates the coronation of their colonel-in-chief, His Majesty King Edward VII in Malmesbury (S.A.). 22nd September the Regiment boards for shipment to India. Colonel Byng returns home after a fall from a horse. Lt-Colonel Kavanagh appointed. Proceed to station at Mhow.