William Speirs Bruce

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William Speirs Bruce
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Born 1 August 1867(1867-08-01)
Lunnon, Ingland
Died 28 October 1921(1921-10-28) (aged 54)
Edinburgh, Scotland
Restin place
Ashes scaitert in the Sooth Atlantic Ocean aff the soothren shores o Sooth Georgie
Naitionality Scots
Citizenship Unitit Kinrick
Eddication Norfolk County School, Varsity o Edinburgh
Thrift Naituralist, polar scientist an explorer
Hauf-marrae(s) Jessie Bruce, née Mackenzie
Childer Eillium Alastair Bruce an Sheila Mackenzie Bruce
Parents Samuel Noble Bruce an Mary Bruce, née Lloyd

William Speirs Bruce FRSE (1 August 1867 – 28 October 1921) wis a Scots naituralist, polar scientist an oceanografer that organised an led the Scots Naitional Antarctic Expedeetion (SNAE, 1902–04) tae the Sooth Orkney Islands an the Weddell Sea. Amang ither achievements, the expedeetion established the first permanent wather station in Antarcticae.