Quotes by William John Wills

About William John Wills:

William John Wills was a British surveyor who also trained for a while as a surgeon. He achieved fame as the second-in-command of the ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition, which was the first expedition to cross Australia from south to north, finding a route across the continent from the settled areas of Victoria to the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Author Bio

  • NameWilliam John Wills
  • DescriptionExplorer of Australia
  • BornJanuary 5, 1834
  • Died1861
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionExplorer