Mr. W. L. Sclater


WILLIAM LUTLEY SCLATER was born on September 23, 1863, and died through enemy action in June. He was the eldest son of Dr, P. L. Sclater and was educated at Winchester, and afterwards at Keble College, Oxford, where he studied under Moseley and Hickson, taking his M.A. with first-class honours in natural science in 1885. In the following year he worked under Ray Lankester in London, and also made a short collecting trip to British Guiana, whence he brought back live specimens of Peripatus.

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KINNEAR, N. Mr. W. L. Sclater. Nature 154, 204 (1944) doi:10.1038/154204a0

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