Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Rhosili

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

    Isobel P. WilliamsRoyal College Physicians, London, England, United Kingdom 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 opportunities. However as a member…