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VC376   Sir Redvers Henry Buller

BORN   7 December 1839

DIED   2 June 1908  AGE   68

VC Won  28 March 1879   AGE   39

Place VC Won   Inhlobana, Zululand, South Africa

War/Campaign  The Zulu War

Name   Sir Redvers Henry Buller   No.    

VC Issue No.   376   Awards   VC   GCB   GCMG

Regiment   60th Rifles

Later   King's Royal Rifle Corps

Now   2nd & 4th Battalions The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel

Rank End Of Career   General

Place Of Birth   Downes House, Crediton, Devon, England

Place Of Death   Downes House, Crediton, Devon, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Holy Cross Churchyard, East Street, Crediton, Devon, England


Date Buried/Cremated   5 June 1908

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Family plot

Gazetted   17 June 1879

VC Presented   9 September 1879 by Queen Victoria at Balmoral Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


P  Headstone, Holy Cross Churchyard, East Street, Crediton, Devon

P  Arch & plaque at Holy Cross Church & Buller Square, Crediton, Devon

P  Equestrian statue by Captain Adrian Jones, Queen Street, Exeter, Devon

P  Tomb memorial, Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire

P  Plaque at Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon

P  Name on Victoria Cross memorial, Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire

P  Name on Kings Royal Rifle Corps memorial, Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire

P  Buller Arms pub, Landrake, Devon

P  Buller Arms Hotel, Marhamchurch, Cornwall

P  Redvers Buller pub, Crediton, Devon

Buller Barracks, Aldershot, Hampshire


By The Way…

Given the freedom of the Borough by the Corporation when he landed at Southampton on his return from South Africa on the 9 September

VC Held By

Royal Green Jackets Museum, Peninsular Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, England



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