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William Slim
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Born in Bristol, Bristol
Born on 6th of August 1891
Died on 14th of December 1970

Born 1891. Died 1970 - English soldier.

Served in Gallipoli, France and Mesopotamia during WWI. Led 14th Army to victory over Japanese in Burma. Supreme Allied Commander in southeast India (1945-56). Governor General of Australia from 1953 to 1960.

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