Frederick William Pakenham Angelo


Frederick Angelo was the eldest son of Major John Angelo of the 15th Bengal Cavalry. He was born and raised in India. After two years in the infantry he joined the 9th and served in the regiment with such distinction from 1880 to 1907 that he was made Honorary Colonel, the first officer to be selected for this. During World War I, while the regiment was in France in he visited them at Ecques in June 1915.

1859 15th Sept Born at Simla.
1878 30th Jan. 2nd Lieut in 63rd Manchester Reg.
1880 5th May Joined 9th Bengal Cavalry
1885 Adjutant at Suakin
1895 Relief of Chitral
1900 China
DAAG of Cavalry Brigade
1901 20th Dec. - 1907 1st Dec. Commanded 9th Bengal Lancers
1908 1st May Transferred to Risalpur Cavalry Brigade
1911 Feb. Promoted to Major-General
1911 10th Dec. Appointed Colonel of 9th Hodson's Horse



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by Stephen Luscombe