Authorial licence can amend many things, however others are beyond fixing.
Of course, the British Antarctic Survey would probably be thrilled to receive his application to join them. It's wonderful to see the British aristocracy showing that anything Germany can do, Britain can also do.
What do you mean that doesn't look like his handwriting?
Well of course he's bound and gagged, he went to The Lockers. They have some odd habits there by our standards, don't question your betters...