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Richard Henry Nodder (b. Jan 1877, d. 25 Aug 1910)Richard Henry Nodder (son of Richard Nodder and Mary Jane Catherine Webb) was born Jan 1877 in Torpoint Cornwall, and died 25 Aug 1910.
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Died aged 33 of pneumonia and a weak heart.Richard Henry joined the Royal Navy.Left the Navy in New Zealand to go prospecting.In 1907 he joined Shackleton's expedition to Antartica on the Nmrod to investigate the geological nature.He was interested in flora and fauna.Whilst there he rescued a companion from a cravase.On his return he joined the Merchant Navy as a second officer.He helped to fit out the Discovery in Cardiff.Captain Scott was disappointed that Richard could not go because of medical reasons.He has a plaque in the church