Forby Sutherland Memorial
Kurnell, New South Wales, Australia

The Forby Sutherland Memorial, located at Kurnell on the shores of Botany Bay. Sutherland was a seaman on the Endeavour during James Cook's first voyage 1769-1771 and died during the Endeavour's time in Botany Bay. He thus became the first British subject to be buried in Australia.

Close-up of the plaque on the Forby Sutherland Memorial.
(All photos and text courtesy of Peter F. Williams)
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Page published May 3, 2010