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Maxse, Frederick Augustus (1833–1900), naval officer and radical, was the second son of James Maxse (1792–1864), a wealthy landowner, hunting man, and yachtsman, and his wife, Lady Caroline Fitzhardinge (1803–1886), the eldest daughter of Frederick Augustus, fifth earl of Berkeley. Sir Henry Berkeley Fitzhardinge Maxse...


Scott, Robert Falcon [known as Scott of the Antarctic] (1868–1912), naval officer and Antarctic explorer, was born on 6 June 1868 at Outlands, Milehouse, near Stoke Damerel, Devonport, the third of the six children of John Edward Scott (1830–1897), a brewer, and his wife, ...


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Robert Falcon Scott (1868–1912) by Herbert George Ponting, 1911 © Popperfoto; collection National Portrait Gallery, London


Shepherd, Charles William Haimes (1917–1998), naval officer, was born on 10 December 1917 at 23 Richmond Street, Plymouth, Devon, the son of William Henry Haimes Shepherd, labourer in the naval dockyard, and his wife, Florence Ethel Hayter. He was a pupil at the ...