This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 Excerpt: ...the time, having been sent home on sick certificate some months previously, when the command devolved temporarily on Lieutenant-Colonel Parlby, the second lieutenant-colonel. Now, however, on the retirement of Colonel Bonham, Colonel Parlbv succeeded to the command permanently. Two years later Colonel Bonham was made a brevet colonel and appointed to the command of the Cavalry Depots at Canterbury and Brighton. He entered the army as a cornet in the 10th Hussars in 1829. He succeeded to the command in 1846 shortly after the arrival of the Tenth in India, on the departure of Colonel Vandeleur to England, and continued to command it until his health failed and he was obliged to leave the country, as already stated, some time in 1851. He died in 1856 at Brighton. On the 17th March, 1852, the regiment was inspected by Major-General Staveley, C.B. On the 16th September the death of the Duke of Wellington took place, and he was succeeded in the chief command of the army by Lord Hardinge. On this occasion the Tenth, in common with the remainder of the army, went into mourning in accordance with 1852 the general order of 23rd September. Cornets Hathway and Dyne joined head-quarters, the former on the 19 th January-and the latter on the 16th March, 1852, and Cornet Benson, with a draft of two sergeants, four corporals, and seventy-two privates, arrived from England on the 9th December, 1852. In the course of this year Lieutenant-General Lord Frederick FitzClarence was appointed to the chief command in the Bombay Presidency, and assumed office on the 24th November. On the 14th December he made an inspection of the Tenth in marching order. Lord Frederick FitzClarence, having a high opinion of the value of cavalry as a military arm, took great interest in the regiment,...