|Birth: ||May 24, 1841|
Greater London, England
|Death: ||Jan. 11, 1912|
Son of Rev. John Frederick Denison Maurice, DD and Anna Eleanor (Stewart) Maurice. Christened 27 June 1841 at Saint Thomas's in Southwark, Surrey.
Brother of Charles Edmund Maurice (b. 1843).
Husband of Anne Frances Maurice.
Father of Major General Sir Frederick Barton Maurice, Bt., GCB, GCMG, GCVO, DSO (b. 1871), Annie Esther Belle Maurice (b. 1872), Sterling Maurice (b. 1886/7), Hugh Alexander Maurice (b. 1887), Frances May Maurice (b. 1888), Esther Mary Maurice (b. 1890), and Thomas Cooper Maurice (b. 1891).
Educated at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich and subsequently commissioned in the Royal Artillery in 1861. Promoted to Captain in March 1875, Brevet Major in April 1880, Major in September 1882, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel in November 1882, Brevet Colonel in 1885. In 1895, he was promoted to Major General.
Veteran of the Ashanti War, the Anglo-Zulu-War, the Anglo-Egyptian War, the Madhist War, and the Second Boer War.
Author of "Hostilities without Declaration of War" (1883), "Popular History of Ashanti Campaign" (1874), "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), and "History of the War in South Africa: An Official Account" (which appeared in four vols., 1906–1910).
Requiescat in pace.
John F. Denison Maurice (1805 - 1872)
St Peters Churchyard
Surrey Heath Borough
Maintained by: jaeren
Originally Created by: wildgoose
Record added: May 18, 2013
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