Countries: Africa, Scotland
Explorer. born Nairn, Scotland.
This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
James Augustus Grant
'Victoria Nyanza' means 'Lake Victoria'.
Role on the lost expedition: Petty officer on SS Terror. See John Franklin.
Person, Exploring, Tragedy
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
Explorer, missionary, writer and medic. Born at Blantyre, just south of Glasgow. Qualified as a doctor in order to go as a medical missionary to China. Got the source of the Nile wrong and failed t...
Person, Exploring, Religion, Seriously Famous, Africa, Scotland
Person, Armed Forces, Exploring, Australia
Born Wales. Met Scott when both were serving in the Royal Navy. One of Scott's four companions who died with him, returning from the South Pole. Injured on the way to the pole he was the first to...
Person, Exploring, Arctic & Antarctic, Wales