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Joanna Worsley

Henry Worsley's Shackleton Solo

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My story

[b]It is with great sadness that we can confirm that Henry Worsley died on the 24th January 2016 in hospital in Punta Arenas, Chile. We wish to thank the many hundreds of you who have shown unfailing support to Henry throughout his courageous final challenge, and for your great generosity to the Endeavour Fund.[/b][lt]br /[gt][lt]br /[gt]Thank you for visiting my page #shackletonsolo[lt]br /[gt][lt]br /[gt]In early November I will be setting off from the edge of Antarctica to attempt a solo, unsupported and unassisted crossing of the continental landmass, a first. I am commemorating the centenary of the journey that Ernest Shackleton planned to undertake in 1915 but failed to do so when his ship, Endurance, became trapped in the ice of the Weddell Sea and sunk.[lt]br /[gt][lt]br /[gt]My chosen charity is The Endeavour Fund, one of the Royal Foundation funds that grants money to wounded servicemen and women who wish to undertake activities in the physical arena as part of their rehabilitation process.[lt]br /[gt][lt]br /[gt]I have just completed a 36 year career in the British Army and I want to leave a financial legacy to assist my wounded mates over the journey of their recovery and I can think of no better charity to support than the Endeavour Fund.[lt]br /[gt][lt]br /[gt]Please log onto my website and follow my journey. In return for entertaining you, inspiring you and perhaps educating you, I would be so grateful if you could strongly consider supporting me to better the lives of those soldiers far less fortunate than me.[lt]br /[gt][lt]br /[gt][lt]br /[gt]With grateful thanks[lt]br /[gt][lt]br /[gt]Henry Worsley[lt]br /[gt][lt]br /[gt]PS You will be making a donation to The Royal Foundation but I have ensured that your gift will go directly to the Endeavour Fund.

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Event

Personal Challenge Date

31 Jan 2016

Charity

The Royal Foundation Of The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge And Prince Harry

The Royal Foundation Of The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge And Prince Harry

Supporters

29-Apr-2016

Victoria

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

20-Apr-2016

Leon Taylor - USA

God bless you and your efforts on behalf of this cause.

£10.00

16-Apr-2016

Robert Graham

In memory of an old school chum (Selwyn House). R.I.P.

£5.00

15-Apr-2016

Anonymous

£20.00

11-Apr-2016

Karin Vallis

I very much hope this fund keeps rising, with utmost respect for Henry Worsley.

04-Apr-2016

Anonymous

£140.00 plus £35.00 Gift Aid

03-Apr-2016

Anonymous

an inspiration!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

31-Mar-2016

Georgie Lowde

Tragic but truly inspirational - RIP Henry

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

30-Mar-2016

Fiona Graham

This is for the Endeavour Fund in memory of Henry Worsley

£100.00

29-Mar-2016

Anonymous

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid