Bowers, Henry

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Bowers, Henry Gender: M
Henry Robertson Bowers
born on 29 July 1883 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Greenock, Scotland, 55n57, 4w45
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 05°42' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 04°27 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 11°43'

Henry Bowers (Seated at left, The Terra Nova expedition at the South Pole, January 1912)


Scottish explorer, a member of Robert Falcon Scott's polar party on the ill-fated Terra Nova expedition (1910–1913), all of whom died during their return from the South Pole.

Bowers was short, at five foot four inches. He had red hair and a distinctive beak-like nose that quickly earned him the nickname of "Birdie" among his fellow explorers. Optimistic, restless, full of plans and the joy of life, he was an ambitious navy man. Physically fit and disciplined, he nonetheless had an obsessive fear of spiders. He died on 29 March 1912, aged 29.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • business associate/partner relationship with Oates, Lawrence (born 17 March 1880)


  • Death, Cause unspecified 29 March 1912 (In the Antarctic from presumed hypothermia, age 28)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Paul Wright collection quotes John Murray, "Birdie Bowers of the Antarctic."

Caroline Gerard in Astrology Quarterly Spring 1998 quotes the Paul Wright collection for 5:19 AM, as B.C. However Paul Wright's book "A Multitude of Lives" (published in 2009) quotes 5:00 AM from the birth record.

On 2 August 2017 Sy Scholfield forwarded birth registry entry stating 5 AM and upgraded rating to BC/BR in hand.


  • Traits : Body : Hair (Red)
  • Traits : Body : Size (Height: 1.62 m/ 5 ft 4 in)
  • Traits : Personality : Optimist
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Phobias (Arachnaphobia)
  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Age 28)
  • Vocation : Travel : Explorer (Polar expeditions)