Date of birth: 1894 (approx., calculated)
Date of death: 12 Aug 1915
Age at death: 21 years
Died at: Suvla Bay, Gallipoli
IWCP 11 September 1915 - ISLAND TERRITORIAL RIFLES IN ACTION - MISSING .... Rifeman Ralph Sawyer, D. Co., Newport ..........
IWCP 29 July 1916 - FATE OF MISSING ISLAND RIFLES - Official notice of presumed 'killed in action' of those reported missing at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli 12 August 1915 ....Rifeman Ralph Sawyer, D. Co., Newport - Rfn. Ralph Sawyer, D Co., second son of Mr. W. Sawyer, of 32 Trafalgar-road, Newport, was a clerk for Messrs. Jordan and Stanley.
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IN LOVING MEMORY OF IRENE, YOUNGEST DAUGHTER OF W.J. & D.M.SAWYER, WHO PASSED AWAY 4TH JAN. 1931. AGED 26 YEARS.
ALSO HER BROTHERS. WILLIAM, DIED IN FRANCE 12TH APRIL 1917. AGED 24 YEARS.
AND RALPH. DIED IN GALLIPOLI 12TH AUGUST 1915. AGED 21 YEARS.
ALSO OF HER SISTER ALICE. DIED AT EARLSWOOD 7TH APRIL 1919, AGED 18 YEARS.
DEBORAH MARY SAWYER, DIED MARCH 13TH 1957. AGED 91 YEARS.
ALSO WILLIAM J. SAWYER DIED NOV. 25TH 1942 AGED 80.
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