Bernard C Day

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Bernard C Day was born in Leicestershire, England in 1884. He was employed by the New Arrol-Johnson Motor Car Company before he joined the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909 (leader Ernest Henry Shackleton), as motor expert on board the Nimrod . After this expedition, he joined the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) as a motor engineer but returned home after the first year. He was awarded the polar medal for his part in the two expeditions. He settled in Australia.

From the guide to the Bernard Day collection, 1910-1911, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge)

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associatedWith Abbott George d 1923 person
associatedWith Barne Michael 1877-1961 person
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associatedWith Charcot Jean-Baptiste 1876 1936 person
associatedWith Day Bernard C b 1884 person
associatedWith Nansen Fridtjof 1861-1930 person
associatedWith Scott Robert Falcon 1868-1912 person
associatedWith Skelton Reginald William 1872-1956 person
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Antarctica Discovery and exploration


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