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John Blashford-Snell (Col)
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Born in Hereford, Herefordshire
Born on 22nd of October 1936

Born 1936 - English explorer and youth leader.


Educated at Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. Taken part in over 40 expeditions. Led Blue Nile, British Trans-Americas and Zaire River expeditions. Led two major youth projects now established as Raleigh International. Written several books. Awarded OBE in 1996.

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