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Oates, Lawrence Edward Grace (1880–1912), Antarctic explorer

Mark Pottle

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Oates, Lawrence Edward Grace (1880–1912), Antarctic explorer, was born on 17 March 1880 at Putney, London, one of the four children, and the elder son, of William Edward Oates (1841–1896), gentleman, of Gestingthorpe Hall, Essex, and his wife, Caroline Anne, née Buckton, of ...

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Subjects: World History ; Maps and Map-making

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