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William Sawyer (1798–1873)

An old Waterloo veteran, and likewise for years a resident in this neighbourhood, Mr William Sawyer, sen., died on the 25th ult., having attained the ripe age of 76 years. He was in the 3rd Buffs at Waterloo, one of the army of occupation in Paris in 1815, and subsequently a member of a regiment on service in this colony, obtaining a grant of 100 acres near Berrima as a reward for his services.

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Dorchester, Dorset, England


24 September, 1873 (aged ~ 75)
Bethungra, New South Wales, Australia

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