(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 Plymouth] - The National Scott Memorial features bronze portrait medallions of Scott and the other members of the South Pole party, Dr Edward Wilson, Captain Lawrence Oates, Lt Henry Bowers RIM and Petty Officer Edgar Evans). The memorial was unveiled in
But back in Antarctica, Scott's team was reduced to four, following the death of Petty Officer Edgar Evans on the 17th of February. They had left the South Pole plateau behind them and successfully negotiated the descent of ...