(7 March – 17 February 1912) was a member of the Polar Party on Robert Falcon Scott's companions on his ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition to the South Pole in 1911– This final group of five men, personally selected for the final expedition push, attained the Pole on 17 January 1912; but all of them, including Evans, perished as they attempted to return to their base camp.
[This is Plymouth] - The memorial features bronze portrait medallions of Captain Scott and the other members of the South Pole party, Dr Edward Wilson, Captain Lawrence Oates, Lieutenant Henry Bowers RIM and Petty Officer Edgar Evans RN and was unveiled in
[This is Somerset] - Edgar Evans, 79, from Bath, a retired patients' advocate for the NHS, said: "The people who signed the petition did not want compromise – they wanted the cross to stay. "This is another example of Christianity being attacked to appease secularism
[This is Bath] - Edgar Evans, of Odd Down, said: "I am amazed that at a time when so many are said to be antagonistic or at least apathetic, that thousands of today's voters have elected to express to us their incredulity that the removal of the cross in the window
[This is Bath] - Edgar Evans said the large number of signatures on the petition showed how strongly people felt about it. He said: “I am amazed that at a time when so many are said to be antagonistic or at least apathetic that thousands of today's voters have elected
The answers – along with a great many other things – are revealed in 'Edgar Evans – Extempore', an e-book version of which has just been published (price £4.97) by The Endless Bookcase. The book is the biography of one ...