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Marie Sophie Bellasis (1852–1919)

Mr. Austin de Lauret, received a cable message on Monday from England conveying the sad news of the death on Saturday of his sister, Mrs. Dalglish-Bellasis. The deceased lady, who was the eldest daughter of the late Mr. A. Guerry de Lauret and Mrs. de Lauret, late of "Wynella,"' Goulburn, had resided in the old country since about 1890, paying a couple of visits to Australia in the interim. She lost three sons and a son-in-law in the war. Her husband, three sons, and three daughters survive her. The sons are Messrs. A. A Dalglish; of Pomeroy, now in England, Captain Robert Dalglish, of H.M.S. Canada, and Kenneth Dalglish, also of the Royal Navy. The daughters are Mrs. Silvertop, widow of Commander Silvertop, who went down in H.M.S. Defence, Mrs Lyons, wife of an officer who was wounded at the front, and one daughter by the second marriage.

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Alternative Names
  • de Lauret, Marie Sophie
  • Dalglish, Marie Sophie

6 October, 1852
Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia


6 September, 1919 (aged 66)
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

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