Westminster Abbey unveil tribute to Dulwich College alumnus, Sir Ernest Shackleton

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Westminster Abbey unveil tribute to Dulwich College alumnus, Sir Ernest Shackleton

Postby NVN News » Fri Mar 01, 2024 12:33 pm

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On Thursday 15 February 2024, the 150th anniversary of Shackleton’s birth, a memorial in tribute to Dulwich College alumnus Sir Ernest Shackleton, was dedicated and formally unveiled in Westminster Abbey in a ceremony led by the Princess Royal. The memorial, which weighs a hefty 154kg, has been hoisted to the walls alongside a stone dedicated to Sir Francis Drake and Captain Cook. In true Shackleton fashion, human strength was favoured in place of a small crane to carry this out!

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