Henry Bowers collection 1840-1951
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A. Cherry-Garrard, 1886-1959, was the assistant zoologist on the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, led by Captain R. F. Scott. From the description of Scientific notes [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225809723 ...
Henry Robertson Bowers was born in Greenock, Scotland on 29 July 1883. He was educated at the High School in Streatham and at the age of fourteen entered the Royal Navy as a cadet in the training ship HMS Worcester . In 1899, he went to sea in the sailing ship Loch Torridon, where he rose to be Chief Officer. He was appointed to the Royal Navy Reserve and in 1905 to the Royal Indian Marine. Bowers was selected for the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Rober...
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Edward Adrian Wilson was born in Cheltenham, England on 23 July 1872, second son of a respected Cheltenham medical practitioner. He was educated at Cheltenham College and studied natural science and medicine at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge and St. George's Hospital, London. In 1898, he was diagnosed with tuberculosis and spent several months convalescing in Norway and Switzerland, giving him the opportunity to hone his skills as a watercolour artist and wildlife illustrator...
Lawrence Edward Grace Oates was born in Putney, London, on 17 March 1880. He was educated at Eton College and privately until 1898, when he was gazetted to a militia regiment. Two years later, he joined the Iniskilling Dragoons, a cavalry regiment, and served with distinction in the Boer War in South Africa. Severely wounded in March 1901, he was invalided home for a short time, before returning to the front by the end of the year. Promoted lieutenant in 1902, Oates serv...