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‘Forgotten Hero’ Dr John Rae

The John Rae Society (JRS) has a range of talks available to watch online.

Number 1 is ‘Forgotten Hero’ by Ken Stewart.

Ken Stewart gives a talk on John Rae’s boyhood in Orkney, his medical training and work as a doctor, his Arctic expeditions and how he solved the two great remaining mysteries of the Arctic.

These talks are completely free to view on the JRS YouTube Channel.

John Rae by Stephen Pearce (1819 – 1904)

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