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Dawson, Reginald Weston (1851–1929)

Mr. Reginald Weston Dawson, who had 52 years' service with the Commercial Banking Company of Sydney, Ltd, died on Saturday at Rose Bay. Mr. Dawson was a son of the late Mr Robert Dawson P.M. and was born at Cooma in 1851. At the age of 17 years Mr Dawson entered the service of the Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Ltd. He rose rapidly in the service and after five years was appointed branch manager at Lismore. Six years later he was transferred to Forbes where he spent 25 years. His final charge was at Braidwood, where he remained for 16 years until his retirement in 1920. He is survived by Mrs Dawson, two sons (Messrs E. H. and L. W. Dawson) and two daughters (Mrs C. A. McBride and Mrs G. W. E. Walker).

The funeral took place at the Church of England Cemetery Rookwood on Sunday last. The Rev H W A Barder officiated at the graveside.

The chief mourners were Messrs E. H. and L. W. Dawson (sons), C. A. McBride and G. W. E. Walker (sons-in-law), H. Harnett, W. E. Clapin, P. Dignam, J. M. Shepherd, R. Edols, A. V. Owen, D. Evans, F. W. Brice, T. G. Nicholson, J. Heath, H. J. Pollock and B. Tennant.

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