Zulu: Lieutenant John Chard:What's our strength? Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead:Seven officers including surgeon, commissaries and so on; Adendorff now I suppose; wounded and sick 36, fit for duty 97 and about 40 native levies. Not much of an army for you
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Colonel Slade served in the latter part of the Kafir war of 1878, and afterwards in the operations against Sekukuni in 1878, including the storming of Tolyana's Stadt. Commanded a division of a field battery, and acted as Ordnance Officer to the Trausvaal Field Force throughout the operations. Served throughout the Zulu war of 1879 with Wood's Flying Column, and was present at the engagements of Zungin Nek, Kambula (horse shot), and Ulundi (mentioned in despatches. Medal with Clasp). Served in the Boer war of 1881 as Aidede Camp to Major General Sir Evelyn Wood.Served in the Egyptian war of 1882 as Aide de Camp to Major General Sir Evelyn Wood, Commanding the 4th Brigade (Medal, 4th Class of the Medjidie, and Khedive's Star). Served with the Soudan Expedition under Sir Gerald Graham in 1884 in the Intelligence Department, and was present in the engagements at El TebandTemai (mentioned in despatches. Brevet of Major, two Clasps). Served with the Nile Expedition in 1884-85 as Deputy Assistant Adjutant General, Intelligence Department, and was present at the action of Kirbekan (mentioned in despatches. Brevet of Lt.Colonel, two Clasps).
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Frederick George Slade was born on 17 December 1851 in East Preston, Sussex. He was the son of Marcus Slade and Charlotte Ramsay.
Frederick was commissioned as Lieutenant on 15 December 1871. He was appointed Aide-de-Camp to Brigadier General Sir H.E. Wood on 24 March 1881.
Frederick was promoted to Captain on 13 July 1881. He was appointed Aide-de-Camp to Major General Sir H.E. Wood on 1 November 1882.
Effective 7 March 1883, Frederick was granted permission to accept and wear the insignia of the Order of Medjidieh, 4th class, awarded by the Khedive of Egypt in recognition of his distinguished service.
Frederick was made Brevet Major on 21 May 1884. On 1 September 1884, he was made Brigade Major in the Royal Artillery.
Effective 23 October 1884, Frederick was granted permission to accept and wear the insignia of the Order of Osmanieh, 4th class, awarded by the Khedive of Egypt in recognition of his services.
Frederick married Emmeline Bond on 8 August 1885. Their marriage was registered in St. George Hanover Square, London in the third quarter of 1885.
Frederick was made Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel on 25 August 1885. Frederick was promoted to Major on 29 October 1887. Frederick was made Colonel on 10 July 1889. At the time of his promotion, he was serving as Deputy-Assistant Adjutant General, Malta.
At the time of the 1891 England and Wales Census, Fred G, Emmaline C D, and Maria R E Slade were listed as living in Weymouth, Dorset, along with a servant. At the time of the census, Frederick's occupation was listed as "Major Artillery At Camp".
Frederick was made a Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath on 3 June 1893
Frederick died on 16 August 1910. His death was registered in East Preston, Sussex in the third quarter of 1910
He bears for Arms: Party per fesse argent and sable, a pale counterchanged and three horses heads erased of the second, on a chief ermine, two bombs fired proper. Upon the escutcheon from which is pendent him badge as a Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath and his badges of Osmanieh and Medjidie, is placed a helmet befitting his degree, with a mantling sable and argent: and for his Crest, upon a wreath of the colours, on a mount vert, a horses head erased sable, within a chain in arch gold.
Burial: Date: 19 AUG 1910 Place: Worthing, Sussex Residence: Date: 1878 Place: South Africa Note: Kaffir War Residence: Date: 1879 Place: South Africa Note: Zulu War - Kambula, Ulundi Residence: Date: 1881 Place: South Africa Note: Boer War Residence: Date: 1882 Place: Egypt Note: Egyptian Campaign Residence: Date: 1884 Place: Sudan Note: Sudan War = El-Teb, Tamai .Brevet major Residence: Date: 1884 Place: Egypt Note: Nile Expedition as DAAG Brevet Lt. Col Residence: Date: BET 1885 AND 1890 Place: Valetta, Malta Note: DAAG Mrs and Lieut-Colonel Frederick George SLADE, Royal Artillery, 23 Strada Molini a Vento, Valletta Residence: Date: BET 1895 AND 1899 Place: Woolwich Note: Chief Staff Officer Residence: Date: BET 1899 AND 1902 Place: Gibraltar Note: Commander RA Event: Type: Commission Date: 1905 Cause: Lt. general Note: Lt. General Retirement: Date: 1909.
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Subject: Colonel Slade Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:18 pm
F.G.Slade was a Lt during the AZW , serving in No 11 Btty 7th Bgde. Slade was also a friend of the Prince Imperial , the had been at Woolwich together . Slade also accompanied the Wood led Empress Eugenie expedition through Zululand in 1880 . 90th
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