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Those who died


This website is dedicated to those men and women who died in British Antarctic Territory in the pursuit of science since the first permanent British base was set up at Port Lockroy in 1944.  The majority were employed by the British Antarctic Survey or its predecessor the Falkland Island Dependencies Survey but the list includes two seaman from HMS Protector.

To find out more about these explorers click on one of the two links below.

 The List by date

The A - Z List.

South 2015: an Antarctic voyage to remember is a film is about the contribution that Britons have made in the exploration of British Antarctic Territory and the cost in lives lost. It follows the voyage of Antarctic veterans to attend the dedication of the Southern Antarctic Monument in February 2015 and thence to visit the places in the Antarctic Peninsula where those "who lost their lives in Antarctica in pursuit of science to benefit us all" lived, worked and perished. It covers the creation of the Antarctic Memorial in St Paul's Cathedral, the Antarctic Monument at the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge and its Southern counterpart on the waterfront in Stanley, Falkland Islands. It is available on DVD price £15 from 

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