Robert Falcon Scott

Robert Falcon Scott

Kathleen Scott, Baroness Kennet


Waterloo Place, London

The bronze plaque on the base reads:

Robert Falcon Scott
Captain Royal Navy
who with four companions
died march 1912 returning from the South Pole

'Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman > but these rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale.' — From Scott's Diary

Other memorials to Scott

  • Bayes' Scott Antaractic Medal of 1904
  • Bust at Cambridge University's Scott Polar Research Institute
  • Memorial by Babb in St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Photograph by George P. Landow July 2005

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