The story of the men of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ship S.Y. Endurance

Obituaries Summary

WILLIAM LINCOLN. BAKEWELL
Nickname: Bill / Will
Duty: Able Seaman
Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 26th November 1888
Place of Birth: Joliet. Illinois USA.
Date of Death: 21st May 1969
Place of Death: Dukes. Michigan

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PERCY BLACKBOROW
Nickname: Blackie
Duty: Steward
Nationality: British / Welsh
Date of Birth: 8th April 1894
Place of Birth: Pillgwently. Newport. Wales
Date of Death: 8th January 1949
Place of Death: Maesglas Grove. Newport. Wales

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ALFRED BUCHANAN CHEETHAM
Nickname: Alf
Duty: 3rd Officer
Nationality: British / English
Date of Birth: 6th May 1866
Place of Birth: Liverpool. Lancs. England
Date of Death: 22nd August 1918
Place of Death: Killed in action. North Sea.

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ROBERT SELBIE . CLARK
Nickname: Bob
Duty: Biologist
Nationality: British / Scottish
Date of Birth: 11th September 1882
Place of Birth: Aberdeen. Scotland
Date of Death: 29/09/1950
Place of Death: Aberdeen. Scotland.

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THOMAS CREAN
Nickname: Tom
Duty: 2nd Officer
Nationality: British / Irish
Date of Birth: 20th July 1877
Place of Birth: Annascaul. Kerry. Ireland
Date of Death: 27th July 1938
Place of Death:Annascaul. Kerry. Ireland

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SIR DANIEL FULTHORPE GOOCH
Nickname: Curly
Duty: Dog Handler
Nationality: British / Welch
Date of Birth: 25th May 1869
Place of birth: Llanrwsh. Denbigh. Wales
Date of Death: 22nd December 1926
Place of Death: Tatchbury Mount. Totton. Hampshire

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CHARLES JOHN GREEN
Nickname: Chef
Duty: Ships Cook
Nationality: British / English
Date of Birth: 24th November 1888
Place of Birth: Richmond. Surrey. England
Date of Death: 26th September 1974
Place of Death: Hull.Yorkshire.England

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LIONEL GREENSTREET
Nickname: Horace
Duty: 1st Officer
Nationality: British / English
Date of Birth: 20th March 1889
Place of Birth: East Barnet.Hertfordshire England
Date of Death: 13th January 1979
Place of Death: Goring-by-Sea.Sussex. England

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ALBERT ERNEST HOLNESS
Nickname: Holie
Duty: Fireman
Nationality: British / English
Date of Birth: 7th December 1892
Place of Birth: Hull. Yorkshire. England
Date of Death: 20th September. 1924
Place of Death: Lost at Sea off Faroe Isles. Scotland.

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WALTER ERNEST . HOW
Nickname: Hownow/ Wally
Duty: Able Seaman
Nationality: British / English
Date of Birth: 25th December 1885
Place of Birth: Bermondsey. London. England
Date of Death: 5th August 1972
Place of Death: London. England

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HUBERHT TAYLOR HUDSON
Nickname: Buddha
Duty: Navigator
Nationality: British / English
Date of Birth: 17th September 1886
Place of Birth: Islington .London. England
Date of Death: 15th June 1942
Place of Death: Lost at Sea. Torpedoed convoy duty.

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JAMES FRANCIS HURLEY
Nickname: The Prince
Duty: Photographer
Nationality: Australian
Date of Birth: 15th October. 1885
Place of Birth: Glebe. Sydney.Australia
Date of Death: 16th January. 1962
Place of Death: Sydney . Australia

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LEONARD DUNCAN. ALBERT. HUSSEY
Nickname: Uzbird
Duty: Meteorologist
Nationality: British / English
Date of Birth: 6th May 1891
Place of Birth: Leytonstone, London. England
Date of Death: 25th February. 1964
Place of Death: Chorley Wood. Herts. England

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REGINALD WILLIAM. JAMES
Nickname: Jimmy
Duty: Physicist
Nationality: British / English
Date of Birth: 9th January 1891
Place of Birth: Paddington.London. England
Date of Death: 7th July.1964
Place of Death: Rondebosch. Capetown. South Africa

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ALEXANDER JOHN KERR
Nickname: Krasky
Duty: 2nd Engineer
Nationality: British / English
Date of Birth: 2nd December 1892
Place of Birth: Upton Park. East Ham. England
Date of Death: 4th December 1964
Place of Death: Stepney. London. England

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ALEXANDER HEPBURNE. MACKLIN
Nickname: Mack
Duty: Surgeon
Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1st September 1889
Place of Birth: Himalayas. India
Date of Death: 21st March 1967
Place of Death: Cults. Aberdeenshire. Scotland

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GEORGE EDWARD MARSTON
Nickname: Putty
Duty: Official Artist
Nationality: British / English
Date of Birth:19th March 1882
Place of Birth: Southsea. England
Date of Death: 22nd November 1940
Place of Death: Taunton. Somerset. England

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TIMOTHY F. MCCARTHY
Nickname: Tim
Duty: Able Seaman
Nationality: British / Irish
Date of Birth: 15th July 1888
Place of Birth: Lower Cove. Kinsale. Ireland
Date of Death: 16th March 1917
Place of Death: Killed in action. English Channel

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JAMES ARCHIBALD. MCILROY
Nickname: Mickey
Duty: Surgeon
Nationality: British / Irish
Date of Birth: 3rd November 1879
Place of Birth: Ireland (Ulster)
Date of Death: 27th July 1968
Place of Death: Surrey. England

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THOMAS F. MCLEOD
Nickname: Stornoway
Duty: Able Seaman
Nationality: British / Scottish
Date of Birth: 3rd April 1873
Place of Birth: Glasgow. Scotland
Date of Death: 16th December 1960
Place of Death: Kingston. Canada

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HENRY MCNISH
Nickname: Chippy/ Chips
Duty: Ships Carpenter
Nationality: British / Scottish
Date of Birth: 11th September 1874
Place of Birth : Port Glasgow. Inverclyde. Scotland
Date of Death: 24th September 1930
Place of Death: Wellington. New Zealand

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THOMAS HANS ORDE LEES
Nickname: The Colonel
Duty: Motor Expert / Stores keeper
Nationality: British / English
Date of Birth: 3rd May 1877
Place of birth: Aix-la-Chapelle. Germany.
Date of Death: 1st December 1958
Place of Death: Wellington . New Zealand

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LEWIS RAPHAEL RICKINSON
Nickname: Rickey
Duty: 1st Engineer
Nationality: British / English
Date of Birth: 21/04/1883
Place of Birth: Lewisham. London
Date of Death : 16th April 1945
Place of Death: Newbury. Berks. England

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SIR ERNEST HENRY SHACKLETON
Nickname: The Boss
Duty: Expedition Leader
Nationality: British / Irish
Date of Birth: 15th February.1874
Place of Birth: Kilkea. Kildare. Ireland
Date of Death: 5th January 1922
Place of Death: South Georgia Island

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WILLIAM H. STEPHENSON
Nickname: Steve
Duty: Fireman
Nationality: British / English
Date of Birth: 19th April 1889
Place of Birth: Sculcoates.Hull.Yorkshire.England
Date of Death: 19th August 1953
Place of Death: Hull.Yorkshire.England

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JOHN WILLIAM. VINCENT
Nickname: Bosun
Duty: Bosun / Able Seaman
Nationality: British / English
Date of Birth: 1879
Place of Birth: Birmingham.England
Date of Death: 19th January 1941
Place of Death: Grimsby.Lincolnshire.England.

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JOHN ROBERT FRANCIS WILD
Nickname: Frank/Frankie
Duty: 2nd in Command
Nationality: British / English
Date of Birth: 10th April. 1873
Place of Birth: Skelton. Yorkshire. England
Date of Death: 19th August 1939
Place of Death: Klerksdorp . South Africa

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JAMES MANN WORDIE
Nickname: Jock
Duty: Geologist
Nationality: British / Scottish
Date of Birth: 26th April 1889
Place of Birth: Glasgow. Scotland
Date of Death: 16th January. 1962
Place of Death: Cambridge. England

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FRANK ARTHUR WORSLEY
Nickname: Wuzzles or Skipper
Duty: Ships Captain
Nationality: New Zealand
Date of Birth: 22nd February 1872
Place of Birth: Akaroa. New Zealand
Date of Death:1st February. 1943
Place of Death: Claygate,Surrey, England

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THE S.S.YELCHO
BUILT: 1906. G.BROWN & CO. GREENOCK. SCOTLAND
DISPLACEMENT : 467 tonnes.
ARMAMENT : 1 HOTCHKISS 37MM CANON
ENGINE POWER: 350 IHP
TOP SPEED: 10 KNOTS
LENGTH: 120 FEET
BEAM : 23 FEET
WITHDRAWN FROM ACTIVE SERVICE : 1945
CAPTAIN: LUIS ALBERTO PARDO VILLALON ( 1882-1935 )
DUTY : PILOT TUG

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