Memorial: M5645

Cairn at Glen Prosen, Angus commemorating  Captain Robert Falcon Scott RN and Edward Adrian Wilson both d. 1912

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Location

Glen Prosen, Angus, Scotland

Transcript

'Given into the care of the people of Cortachy / For them to hold in remembrance / ROBERT FALCON SCOTT and / EDWARD ADRIAN WILSON / Who knew this glen: they reached the / South Pole on 17 January 1912 and / Died together on the Great Ice Barrier / March 1912 / For the journey is done and the / Summit attained and the barriers fall.'

Details

Description: Engraved stone plaque on a cairn. It replaces the original monument on the site which was a fountain. Expedition planning took place at Dr Edward Wilson's home nearby.
Type: Cairn
Materials: Stone

People

Scott, Robert Falcon
Age: 43
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:

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