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Captain Scott’s brave and loyal assistant: Petty Officer Edgar Evans

Isobel P. Williams Royal College Physicians, London, England, United Kingdom Petty Officer Edgar Evans Edgar Evans (1876–1912), later one of the first British veterans of Antarctic exploration, spent his early years as a native of Rhosili, a little village on the beautiful Gower Peninsula in South Wales. One of twelve children, he had few educational […]