My parents and 6 mt old brother arrived on the MS Fairsea, 2 April 1952

Jennifer remembers going to the Catholic Church at Wacol. Father Nouwens was the priest. He buried my 11 yr old brother Louie van den Elsen at St Brendans, Moorooka. (he was accidentally killed by a nurse who fell asleep while driving on Beaudesert Rd in 1963). He also married me in 1977 at St Josephs, Corinda. Our reception was held at the former Dutch Club at Sherwood.

See also The Dutch Houses of Coopers Plain