Attention Internet Explorer User

Your web browser has been identified as Internet Explorer .

In the coming months this site is going to be updated to improve security, accessibility and mobile experience. Older versions of Internet Explorer do not provide the functionality required for these changes and as such your browser will no longer be supported as of September 2020. If you require continued access to this site then you will need to install a different browser such as Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome.

Obituaries Australia

  • Tip: searches only the name field
  • Tip: use double quotes to search for a phrase
  • Tip: lists of awards, schools, organisations etc

Browse Lists:

Minell, William Percival (1877–1953)

The death occurred yesterday at St. Luke's Private, Hospital of Colonel W. Percival Minell, F.C.A. (Aust.), aged 70 years.

Colonel Minell was a director of Shipping Newspapers Ltd. and The Manufacturer Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd. for over twenty years. He was also senior partner of W. Percival Minell & Co., chartered accountants, and chairman of Tremayne Bros. Bathurst. He was a founder, of the British Australian Cotton Association, later acquired by the Queensland Cotton Board, and for many years was a director of Distillers Ltd.

Duving World War I Col. Minell served on the Army Staff from 1915-18; and in 1918 was Inspector of Military Finance in Australia. In 1939 Mr. Minell again offered his services to the Army, and during World War II was a member of the Accountancy Advisory Panel, Army Department.

Mr. Minell is survived by his widow and son Bruce.

The funeral will leave St. John's Church of England. Darlinghurst, at 10.30 a.m. to-day for the North ern Suburbs Crematorium.

Original publication

  • Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (Sydney), 11 September 1953, p 4

Additional Resources

Citation details

'Minell, William Percival (1877–1953)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 27 September 2020.

© Copyright Obituaries Australia, 2010-2020