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Lindsay, Sir Martin Alexander, of Dowhill, first baronet (1905–1981), explorer and politician, was born in London on 22 August 1905, the only son and elder child of Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Bertram Lindsay, 2nd KEO Gurkhas, and his wife, Gladys, widow of Lieutenant Maurice Cay RN...

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Shackleton, Edward Arthur Alexander, Baron Shackleton (1911–1994), explorer and politician, was born on 15 July 1911, the younger son and youngest of three children of Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874–1922), Antarctic explorer, and his wife, Emily Mary (1868–1936), second daughter of Charles Dorman...