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From: "Mel Towler" <>
Subject: Re: [YKS] CAPT. OATES
Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2002 10:19:17 +0100
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As a child I seem to recall an inscribed stone commemorating this famous man
on an entrance gate to The Hollies, Meanwood [close to the tennis courts,
near Hustlers Row]. Perhaps someone can confirm this? And maybe this was his

Mel Towler, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Pam Smith" <>
To: <>
Sent: 13 July 2002 02:49
Subject: [YKS] CAPT. OATES

> Dear Listers, I have searched the Internet with Google for Capt. Lawrence
> Edward "Titus" OATES, who went on Capt Robert Falcon SCOTT's ill-fated
> Expedition to the Antarctic and left the hut with the casual remark: "I
> be some time", but despite a lot of links to articles about him have been
> unable to find his birthplace, which I believe to be Yorkshire. No-one
> answered my previous question to Yorksgen but surely Roy would know. I
> think it was another journalist, my Grandfather, P.A. Representative for
> Leeds, who told me when I was a child that Capt. OATES was a Yorkshireman.
> Can anyone confirm this? Regards, Pam SMITH, Brisbane, Australia.
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