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Redvers Buller
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Born in Crediton, Devon
Born on 7th of December 1839
Died on 2nd of June 1908

Born 1839. Died 1908 - English general.


Won the Victoria Cross for rescuing fellow soldiers during the Zulu War (1879). Fought in First and Second Boer Wars, raised the siege of Ladysmith (1900).

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