E. O. Shebbeare

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E. O. Shebbeare
Born 8 March 1884(1884-03-08)
Wykcham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Died 11 August 1964 (80)
Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Affiliations Himalayan Club (founding member)
Known for Transport Officer for various Everest expeditions

Edward Oswald Shebbeare (March 8, 1884 - August 11, 1964) was an English forester who spent thirty-two years in the Indian Forest Service, retiring in 1938 as Chief Conservator of Forests of Bengal, followed by a tenure as Chief Game Warden of Malaya (1938-1942, 1945-1947). He was involved in several Everest expeditions as a Transport Officer.

Selected Bibliography

  • Shebbeare, E. O. (1958), Soondar Mooni: The Story of an Indian Elephant, London: Gollancz