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de la Motte, Charles Petersen

de la Motte, Charles Petersen

Alias: None

Title: Mr

Dates: unknown-unknown

Nationality: Australian

Awards: Polar Medal (silver); Polar Medal (bronze)

C.P. de la Motte was born in New South Wales, Australia. He served as third officer on board Aurora during the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14 (Aurora), for which he was awarded the Polar Medal in silver. He later served as first officer on board Aurora during the Ross Sea Relief Expedition 1916-17 (Aurora), which was organised to rescue survivors of the Ross Sea Party of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-17 ( Aurora), for which he was awarded the Polar Medal in bronze.


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