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Captain Robert Scott

Person  Male  Born 6/6/1868  Died 29/3/1912

Categories: Armed Forces, Exploring

Countries: Arctic & Antarctic

Born Devonport. Royal Navy Antarctic explorer. With four companions, E.A. Wilson, H.R. Bowers, L.E.G. Oates, E. Evans, died returning from the South Pole, having been pipped at the post by Amundsen. Amundsen: 14/12/1911, Scott: 17/1/1912.

From his diary:
"Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale."

His wife, Kathleen, is also interesting.

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Captain Robert Scott

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Captain Scott statue

Sculpted by Kathleen Scott, his widow. There is a replica, in Christchurch, N...

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Captain Scott - SW3

L.C.C. Robert Falcon Scott, Antarctic explorer (1868-1912), lived here.

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Henry Robertson Bowers - Sidcup

Lt, Henry R. Bowers lived here, 1891 - 1897, perished with Captain Scott in t...

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Henry Robertson Bowers - SW16

{Beneath a photograph of Bowers:} Henry Robertson "Birdie" Bowers, 1883 - 191...

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