Biography of Sir Redvers Buller


Buller, Sir Redvers. Born in 1839. Soldier, first saw service in the China War of 1860. In 1870 he took part in the Red River Expedition and, in 1874, in the Ashantee War. In 1879 he was sent on special service to the Cape, held command of the Frontier Light Horse in the Kaffir War of 1878-79, and served with great gallantry in the Zulu War. He was present at Tel-el-kebir, at El Teb and Tami, and accompanied the Nile Expedition of 1884. In 1890 he succeeded Lord Wolseley as adjutant-general. Was prominent in the Boer War. Died 1908.