Field archaeologists work on the excavation of a late 18th to mid 19th century cemetery under St James Gardens near Euston railway station in London in November 2018. Photo: AFP

Explorer Matthew Flinders, who named Australia, to be reburied in British home village

  • His remains were found in London in January, during excavation for the HS2 high-speed rail project
  • Royal Navy captain circumnavigated Australia in 1802-1803, proving it was a continent
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Field archaeologists work on the excavation of a late 18th to mid 19th century cemetery under St James Gardens near Euston railway station in London in November 2018. Photo: AFP
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