|A few days ago, died in the island of Guernsey, William Spiers, Esq; Captain
in the Loyal Limerick Regiment of Fencible Infantry—His many amenable
qualities justly endeared him to all ranks, and he died as lamented as he lived
regarded by all who knew him.—His remains were attended to the Grave by the
Governor, the principal Inhabitants, and the entire Garrison of the Island ; the
grief exhibited by all the spectators on this solemn and melancholy occasion,
evinced the estimation he was held in, and the poignant sorrow visible in the
countenance of every Officer and Soldier of his Regiment, proved how severely
they felt the loss of their most worthy Companion and steady Friend—Amongst
other Bequests he left 200l. to the Light Company which he commanded.
“Take him for all in all,—
“They Ne'er will look upon his like again.
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