Show Bookstore Categories

SHACKLETON'S SCOUTS

The Story of Scouts Marr & Mooney of the Shackleton-Rowett Expedition to the Antarctic 1921-22

ByAlan S Noake

Usually printed in 3 - 5 business days
THE STORY OF SCOTTISH SCOUTS JAMES MARR & NORMAN MOONEY AND HOW IT CHANGED THEIR LIVES TO BE SELECTED TO GO ON THE SHACKLETON-ROWETT EXPEDITION TO ANTARCTICA BACK IN 1921 So, who were Shackleton’s Scouts? Two Scottish Patrol Leaders personally chosen from around 1,700 Scouts by Sir Ernest Shackleton - James William Slesser Marr of the 1st City of Aberdeen Scout Troop and Norman Erlend Mooney of the 2nd Orkney Scout Troop. Using transcripts of old newspaper articles, archive personal letters, a variety of heritage photographs and many other source reference materials this book catalogues the lives of both Marr and Mooney. From their time in the Scouts, to their selection for the Shackleton-Rowett Expedition, to the Second World War and beyond. It then goes on to chart the incredible legacy left to Scouting by these two fascinating individuals. 25% of the profits from the sale of this book will be donated to the Kent Scouts ReQuest2021 Antarctic Research Project (Kent County Scout Council Charity Number: 303471)

Details

Publication Date
Jun 8, 2021
Language
English
ISBN
9780995591318
Category
Biographies & Memoirs
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Alan S Noake

Specifications

Pages
200
Binding
Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Color
Dimensions
A4 (8.27 x 11.69 in / 210 x 297 mm)

Ratings & Reviews