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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 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/35275
Oates, Lawrence Edward Grace (1880-1912), Antarctic explorer

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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 Meanwood, Leeds. He spent two years at ...

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