Alexander Buller

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Admiral SIR Alexander Buller, G.C.B., Royal Navy (30 June, 1834 – 3 October, 1903) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Buller was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 26 March, 1892, vice Sulivan.[1]

On the occasion of the Queen's birthday he was appointed an Ordinary Member of the Second Class, or Knight Commander, in the Military Division of the Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) on 20 May, 1896.[2]

He was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 11 December, 1897, vice Nicholson.[3]

Buller was appointed an Additional Member of the First Class, or Knight Grand Cross, in the Military Division of the Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) on 26 June, 1902.[4]


  1. The London Gazette: no. 26272. p. 1850. 29 March, 1892.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26741. p. 3053. 20 May, 1896.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 26919. p. 7479. 14 December, 1897.
  4. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 27448. p. 4189. 26 June, 1902.


  • "Admiral Sir Alexander Buller" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 5 October, 1903. Issue 37203, col A, pg. 8.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Sir Edmund R. Fremantle
Commander-in-Chief on the China Station
1895 – 1898
Succeeded by
Edward H. Seymour