Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
NameMaj Gen Sir John Frederick MAURICE KCB, 9926
FatherRev Frederick Denison MAURICE , 9918 (1823-1872)
MotherAnn Eleanor Stuart BARTON , 9923 (1810-1845)
ChildrenFrederick Barton , 9930 (1871-1951)
Notes for Maj Gen Sir John Frederick MAURICE KCB
Major-General Sir John Frederick Maurice (1841–1912) was an English soldier, born in London. He studied at Addiscombe College and Woolwich Academy and entered the Royal Artillery in 1861. He was private secretary to Sir Garnet Wolseley in the Ashanti Campaign of 1873–1874; served in the Zulu War in 1880; was deputy assistant adjutant general of the Egyptian expedition in 1882; and was brevetted colonel in 1885. In 1885–1892 Maurice was professor of military history at the Staff College and in 1895 he was promoted to major general. His reputation depends chiefly on his military writings, which include:

Hostilities without Declaration of War (1883)
Popular History of Ashanti Campaign (1874)
a life of his father, John Frederick Denison Maurice (1884)
The Balance of Military Power in Europe (1888)
War (1891)
National Defenses (1897)
The Franco-German War, 1870–1871 (1900)
Diary of Sir John Moore (1904)
History of the War in South Africa, an official account (four volumes, 1906–1910)
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