Mortimer McCarthy, RS2 No 439674, from Kinsale, Co Cork

Terra Nova crew member, Scott’s Antarctic expedition of 1911

According to his CR10 card, he was born in Kinsale, Co Cork, on 15 April 1878.

He was a member of the crew of the Terra Nova on Scott’s Antarctic Expedition of 1911. The ship made three voyages to Antarctica from New Zealand in 1910-13.

After the war he settled in New Zealand.

There is more information on him in the book 'Great Endeavour' by Michael Smith (Cork 2010)

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