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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

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'Minell, William Percival (1877–1953)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/minell-william-percival-22470/text32173, accessed 17 November 2018.

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