Mr Arthur John Warry, chairman of directors of the British Tobacco Co (Australia), Ltd, and W. D. and H. O. Wills (Australia), Ltd, died at his residence, Thaxted, Victoria Road, Bellevue Hill, last night after a long illness. He was widely known in business circles.
Mr. Warry was born at Salisbury, England, on April 8, 1872, being the fourth son of the late Captain Thomas and Christina Warry, of Somerset, England. He arrived in Sydney in June, 1901, and became associated with the tobacco industry.
He was at one time on the committees of St Luke's Hospital, Cranbrook School, the Union Club, and the Royal Sydney Golf Club.
He married Ruby Annette Gordon, fifth daughter of the late Mr William Forbes Gordon, of Manar, New South Wales, who survives him. He leaves also two children, Mr Richard John Warry, of Mehruda, near Molong, and Mrs George Beresford Grant.
The funeral will take place at South Head Cemetery this afternoon, following a service at St Mark's Church, Darling Point, at 2.30 o'clock.
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