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Sahib Dad (1858–1948)

The death occurred late last night of Mr Sahib Dad, aged 90, of Forsyth Street, Wagga. He died at his daughter’s residence, 42 Forsyth Street. Sahib Dad was very well known in the Burrandana district, where he had a property for many years. The funeral arrangements are being carried out by Mr J. C. McDonald, of Wagga.

As briefly reported on Saturday, Mr Sahib Dad, of 42 Forsyth Street, Wagga, and late of Burrandana, died in Wagga on Friday night at the age of 90 years. He was born in India and had been in the Wagga district for nearly 60 years. He carried on farming and grazing pursuits on his property at Burrandana until his retirement recently, and came to Wagga and resided with his daughter, Mrs A. Noye, of 42 Forsyth Street. He is survived by his widow, Mrs Sahib Dad, of Forsyth Street; two daughters, Mrs A. Noye, and Mrs Ron Flux, of Wagga, and one step-son, Mr Charles Wheeler, of Wagga. The funeral will take place on Wagga this morning, the cortege leaving J. C. McDonald’s Funeral Parlors at 10 o’clock for the Wagga Cemetery.

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9 April, 1948 (aged ~ 90)
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia

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