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- Sculpted figure of Captain Robert Falcon Scott wearing arctic weather clothing and fur gloves. Scott stands looking straight head and in his right hand he holds an alpenstock to which is fixed a snow basket. At his waist, attached to his belt, is a rectangular pack bag. Figure is mounted on a plinth. The inscription is on a plaque attached to the front of the plinth.
- Plaque: ROBERT FALCON SCOTT/ CAPTAIN ROYAL NAVY/ WHO WITH FOUR COMPANIONS/ E. A. WILSON, H. R. BOWERS, L. E. G. OATES, E. EVANS/ DIED MARCH 1912 RETURNING FROM THE SOUTH POLE/ 'HAD WE LIVED I SHOULD HAVE HAD A TALE TO TELL/ OF THE HARDIHOOD ENDURANCE AND COURAGE/ OF MY COMPANIONS, WHICH WOULD HAVE STIRRED/ THE HEART OF EVERY ENGLISHMAN/ THESE ROUGH NOTES AND OUR DEAD BODIES MUST TELL THE TALE'/ FROM SCOTT'S DIARY Plinth: ERECTED BY OFFICERS OF THE FLEET
- Inscription legible?
- Non-Combat Deaths
Total names on memorial: 5
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,manner of death
Order of information: Undefined
- Non-Combat Deaths
- Listing information
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- Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
- LONDON'S OPEN AIR STATUARY by GLEICHEN p22-23 Source: Image Library Published:LONGMAN'S, GREEN & CO 1928 LONDON
- Self Portrait of an Artist: From the Diaries and Memoirs of Lady Kennet, Kathleen Lady Scott by Kathleen Scott p30, 1949 Published:John Murray 1949 London
- The Times 31 July 1914 p11, col f; 6 Nov 1915, p11, col E
- LONDON STATUES: A GUIDE TO LONDONS OUTDOOR STATUES AND SCULPTURE by BYRON, A p191, 1981 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:CONSTABLE 1981 LONDON
- Published:Oxford University Press 2004 R F Scott (1868-1912)
- Buildings of England series by Various 2003 Westminster
- Our Blog ukniwm.wordpress.com/2012/03/29/non-combat-death-the-case-of-captain-robert-falcon-scott-and-the-british-antarctic-expeditionary-team/
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