Death of famous ex Sapper Surveyor

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.

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

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