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Wild, (John Robert) Francislocked

(1873–1939)
  • R. N. Rudmose Brown
  • , revised by Mark Pottle

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Wild, (John Robert) Francis (1873–1939), Antarctic explorer, was born at Skelton in Cleveland, Yorkshire, on 18 April 1873, the son of Benjamin Wild, schoolmaster, of Newcastle upon Tyne, who later kept a school at Eversholt in Bedfordshire. His mother was Mary (Pollie), daughter of ...

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