June 14-30, 1921

Tuesday 14 June, 1921

Shackleton visits John Rowett at Ely Place, staying overnight and departing next day.

Friday 17 June, 1921

Lady Emily Shackleton arrives at Ely Place to spend the weekend with the Rowetts.

Saturday 18 June, 1921


June 1921 – the team assemble – Part 2

George Vibert Douglas (29) – Geologist. Canadian Douglas, a McGill University student who interrupted his studies to fight in the War, receiving the Military Cross, completed his BSc in 1920. He has just received his MSc, also from McGill. He

June 1921 – the team assemble – Part 1

Frank Wild (48) : Second-in-Command on the Quest, as he was on the Endurance expedition. In 1921 he is a decorated veteran of four Antarctic expeditions and trusted ally of Shackleton. He answers Shackleton’s call and returns from Nyasaland

2 June 1921

Thursday 2 June 1921

At a dinner at the Savoy Restaurant, London, the menu is signed by Ernest Shackleton, John Quiller Rowett, Frank Wild, Joseph Stenhouse, Frank Worsley, Lee Keedick, Leonard Hussey, Lewis Rickinson, Northrup McMillan, Percy Wallace and