Admiral Arthur Phillip

 

The 200th Anniversary of his Death

 

In July 2014 there were services to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the death of Admiral Arthur Phillip in Westminster Abbey, and at the Assembly Rooms at Bath, together with a tour of the New Forest and other sites within England associated with Admiral Phillip and of First Fleet significance.

The FFF Board appointed former ‘Founders’ Editor Ron Withington as the Fellowship’s Foreign Correspondent for these very important events.

 

Ron’s report/journal is called - PEERLESS PILGRIMAGE

 

                

Together with Ron, Vice-President Denis Smith and a number of Fellowship members who attended the ceremony at Westminster Abbey installing the memorial  stone commemorating the bicentenary of the death of Governor Arthur Phillip, found it a very moving affair.

 

The Duke of Edinburgh placed a red wreath on the stone and VP Denis and Gillian Doyle (Arthur Phillip Chapter) followed, representing the Fellowship then placed a wreath containing Australian native flowers.

 

 Ron’s Journal can be downloaded, just click on this link to PEERLESS PILGRIMAGE

 

 

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