George Francis Arthur Mulock

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George Francis Arthur Mulock was born in 1882. He was educated at Stanmore Park and Dartmouth and qualified in marine surveying while serving on HMS Triton . In 1902, he joined the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott), initially as sub-lieutenant on board the relief ship Morning, but in 1903 taking the place of Ernest Henry Shackleton in the shore party. In November 1903, he accompanied Barne on a ten-week southern journey to Barne Glacier.

On the return of the expedition, he was lent by the Admiralty to the Royal Geographical Society for the compilation of the survey. His results were published by the Society in 1908 as The charts of the Discovery expedition .

During the First World War, Mulock served with distinction in the Gallipoli campaign with the Royal Navy. Retiring in 1920, he joined the Asiatic Petroleum Company in Shanghai as Marine Superintendent. He saw further naval service in the Second World War. He died in Gibraltar on 26 December 1963.

From the guide to the George Mulock collection, 1902-1907, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge)

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creatorOf George Mulock collection, 1902-1907 Scott Polar Research Institute
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associatedWith Barne Michael 1877-1961 person
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associatedWith Kinsey Joseph James 1852-1936 person
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associatedWith Mulock George Francis Arthur 1882-1963 person
associatedWith Royds Charles William Rawson 1876-1931 person
associatedWith Scott Robert Falcon 1868-1912 person
associatedWith Shackleton Ernest Henry 1874-1922 person
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