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Wild, (John Robert) Francislocked

  • R. N. Rudmose Brown
  • , revised by Mark Pottle


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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