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Deserter - Western Australia

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Deserter - someone who deserts his ship or regiment and hides as a fugitive. These persons, if wanted or caught are reported in the Police Gazette. List them here and we may find them on the tree. Please add profiles of Stowaways to this project.

1896

Police Gazette Wednesday 4th November 1896

Deserting the barque "Euphrates",at Bunbury, on the 6th inst. Dated Bunbury, 7th November, 1896.- A reward of £2 is offered for the arrest of each of these deserters.

  • G. GUSTAF JOHNSEN, seaman, slight build, age 24. years. height 5ft. 6in., light hair, small moustache only, sharp nose, oval visage, fair complexion, native of Sweden
  • A . LARSEN, seaman, broad and stout build, age 26 years, height 5ft. 6in., light hair, thin moustache only, nose inclined to be pug-shaped, flat visage, fair complexion, native of Sweden

Deserted the barque "Carte Blanche" at Fremantle on the 8th inst. Dated Fremantle, 9th November: 1896.- A reward of £5 is offered for the arrest of each of these deserters.

  • MARTIN J. LARSEN. seaman, medium build, age 21 years height 5ft. 5 or 6in., brown hair, smooth face, blue eyes, round visage, very ruddy complexion, native of Norway, speaks very little English
  • OLE J. GULBRANDSON, medium build, age 19 years, height 5ft. 7in., fair hair, blue eyes, medium visage, fair complexion, native of Norway, speaks very little English

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