Preparing for the journey to Australia

Pat relays how she learned in 1946 at the age of 13 that she may be selected to journey to Australia to live,  She spent the next couple of years learning about Australia and overcoming her fears about such a long journey.

On 17th December 1948 she left Nazareth House, her lifelong home, and boarded the SS Ormonde with 27 other orphans for the long journey to Australia


Pat  Ship Ormonde brought Pat to Australia 1949


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