Surnames/tags: Stuart Australia - Explorers
This free space page covers the various exploration expeditions of Australia led by John McDouall Stuart.
Stuart led the first successful expedition to cross the Australian mainland from south to north and return, through the centre of the continent. His experience and the care he showed for his team ensured he never lost a man, despite the harshness of the country he encountered.
The exploration team for his 6th expedition consisted of:
- John McDouall Stuart (Commander)
- John McGorey (blacksmith)
- James Frew
- Francis William Thring (Third Officer)
- William Darton Kekwick (Second in Command)