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William Speirs Bruce (1867 - 1921)

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William Speirs Bruce
Born in Paddington, London, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Chapelhill, Nigg, Ross & Cromarty, Scotlandmap
Died in Cottage Hospital, Liberton, Edinburgh, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Mar 2014
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Biography

1892-93 traveled to the Falkland Islands on a British Whaling expedition. Four ships 'set forth' from Dundee, the 'Active' commanded by Thomas Robertson, the 'Diana', commanded by Robert Davidson, the 'Polar Star' commanded by James Davidson, and the 'Balaena', commanded by Alexander Fairweather. See full document south-pole.com -in source.

Scottish National Antarctic Expedition (SNAE, 1902-04) to the South Orkney Islands and The Weddell Sea.

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Name

William Speirs /Bruce/[1]

Birth

Date: 1 August 1867
Place: Paddington, London, England[2]

Death

Date: 28 October 1921 (aged 54)
Place: Edinburgh, Scotland
Resting Place: Ashes scattered in the South Atlantic Ocean off the southern shores of South Georgia

Nationality

Scottish

Citizenship

United Kingdom

Education

Norfolk County School, University of Edinburgh

Occupation

Naturalist, polar scientist and explorer

Books

The Log of the Scotia Expedition, 1902-4, William S. Bruce
Polar Exploration, by William S. Bruce
The Voyage of the Scotia, by R.N. Rudmose Brown, J.H.H. Pirie and R. C. Mossman
Antarctica; the Extraordinary History of Man's Conquest of the Frozen Continent, by Reader's Digest

Sources

  1. Source: #S-2114772223 Note: http://search.Ancestry.com.au/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=freebmdbirth&h=34844190&ti=5544&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: Jul 1867 Birth place: Greater London, London, Middlesex, United Kingdom APID: 1,8912::34844190
  2. Source: #S-2114772223 Note: http://search.Ancestry.com.au/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=freebmdbirth&h=34844190&ti=5544&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: Jul 1867 Birth place: Greater London, London, Middlesex, United Kingdom APID: 1,8912::34844190


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