Memorial: M3284

Cross at Observation Hill, Antarctica commemorating Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his companions who died on their return journey from the South Pole in 1912

Location

Observation Hill, McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Rest of the World

Transcript

'IN / MEMORIAM / CAPT. R.F. SCOTT, R.N. / DR E.A. WILSON, CAPT. L.E.G. OATES, INS. DRGS., LT. H.R. BOWERS, R.I.M. / PETTY OFFICER E. EVANS, R.N. / WHO DIED ON THEIR / RETURN FROM THE / POLE. MARCH / 1912 / TO STRIVE, TO SEEK, / TO FIND, / AND NOT TO / YIELD'

Details

Type: Cross
Materials: Jarrah wood
Date Erected: 1913

People

Bowers, Henry Robertson
Age:
Date of Death: 3/1912
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant RIM
Organisation: Royal Indian Marine
Evans, Edward
Age:
Date of Death: 17/2/1912
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Petty Officer RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Oates, Lawrence Edward Grace
Age:
Date of Death: 17/3/1912
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Captain
Organisation: British Army
Scott, Robert Falcon
Age:
Date of Death: 3/1912
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Wilson, Edward Adrian
Age:
Date of Death: 3/1912
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: Line chosen from Tennyson's 'Ulysses' by Cherry-Garrard. Erected Jan 20 1913.
Bibliography: R.F. Scott, E.A. Wilson, Leonard Huxley 'Scott's Last Expedition, being the journals of Captain R.F. Scott and the reports of the journey and scientific work undertaken by Dr E.A. Wilson and the surviving members of the expedition' (London, 1913) (photo).