Lawrence Oates

Lawrence Oates

Captain Lawrence Edward Grace ("Titus") Oates (17 March 1880 – 16 March 1912) was an English Antarctic explorer, known for the manner of his death, when he walked from a tent into a blizzard, with the words "I am just going outside and may be some time." His death is seen as an act of self-sacrifice when, aware his ill health was compromising his three companions' chances of survival, he chose certain death.

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Lawrence Oates - In The Media
... In the 1948 film Scott of the Antarctic, Oates is played by Derek Bond ... and Amundsen, (1979), entitled The Last Place on Earth, Oates was played by Richard Morant ... A biography by Michael Smith, I am Just Going Outside Captain Oates – Antarctic Tragedy, (Spellmount Publishers 2002) claimed that a 20-year-old Oates ...

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