The direct descendants of 12 First Fleeters were on hand as their forebears were acknowledged at the opening of a memorial at Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park.  

The Fellowship of First Fleeters is made up of relatives of the 1373 people who survived the voyage, setting sail from Portsmouth, England on May 13, 1787.

To read the full article refer to the Southern Courier attachment.

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