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Fitzgerald, Henry (c. 1754–1788)

Henry Fitzgerald (c.1754-1788), an able seaman from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, arrived at Sydney aboard the Sirius in January 1788 as part of the First Fleet. He died at sea on 13 December 1788.

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), p 128

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'Fitzgerald, Henry (c. 1754–1788)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/fitzgerald-henry-31135/text38522, accessed 28 October 2020.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

c. 1754
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Death

13 December 1788
at sea

Cause of Death

unknown

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