Death of famous ex Sapper Surveyor

Discussion in 'Sappers' started by muhandis89, Jun 13, 2007.

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  1. Respect for his efforts.
  2. Born on October 24, 1934, in York
    Military service with the Royal Engineers from 1951-54
    1957 - Completed first crossing of the Antarctic Peninsula after setting out from Hope Bay
    Herbert, Allan Gill, Fritz Koerner and Ken Hedges become the first people in history to complete a surface crossing to the North Pole without an airlift in 1969.

  3. An adventurer by all accounts... RIP Wally herbert - another goes to Sapper Valhalla...