Born Putney. Captain in the Dragoons. One of Scott's four companions who died with him, returning from the South Pole. Frost-bitten and weak he saw that he was slowing down the whole team and so, o...
Person, Exploring, Seriously Famous, Arctic & Antarctic
Arctic explorer. Born at the Hall of Clestrain, near Stromness, Orkney Islands. He studied medicine and became doctor to the Hudson Bay Company. From 1846 to 1848 he undertook several expeditions t...
Person, Exploring, Medicine, Arctic & Antarctic, Canada, Scotland, USA
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...
Person, Armed Forces, Exploring, Arctic & Antarctic
Born Kilkee, county Clare, Ireland. He led several Antarctic expeditions and located the South magnetic pole during his voyage of 1907-1909. Died of a heart attach on a voyage to the South Atlantic...
Person, Exploring, Arctic & Antarctic, Ireland
Born Cheltenham. One of Scott's four companions who died with him, returning from the South Pole. Cheltenham honours Wilson with a statue on the Promenade and an exhibition in the town museum.
Person, Exploring, Medicine, Arctic & Antarctic
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Person, Architecture, Art, Engineering, Poetry, Sculpture, Seriously Famous, Italy
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