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William Broughton Harvie (1871–1931)

Mr. William Broughton Harvie, a well known man in shipping circles in Sydney, died at his residence, 69 Denison-road, Lewisham, late on Tuesday night, after a long illness. He was 60 years of age. The late Mr. Harvie had been associated with Burns, Philp, and Co., Ltd., for 44 years, joining the company as a lad in October, 1887. He served throughout with the A.U.S.N. Company, but remained with Burns, Philp when the agency for the line was transferred to Macdonald Hamilton and Company in April last year. In the later days of his service he assisted in the traffic department. He was when young an enthusiastic Association football player. Mr. Harvie is survived by Mrs. Harvie four sons (Coleridge, Fraser, Islay, and Kenneth) and three daughters (Mesdames W. D. Tomlin and R. M. Forsyth and Miss J. Harvie). After a short service at Wood Coffill's chapel in George-street, the remains were cremated at Rookwood yesterday morning. The funeral was attended by a representative gathering of shipping men. The chief mourners were:—Coleridge, Fraser, and Kenneth (sons) W. D. Tomlin and R. M. Forsyth (sons-in-law), Sir John Vicars, H. Hall and Arthur Sewell (brothers-in-law), Ken Sewell (nephew) and H. McManamey, Burns Philp and Co., Ltd., was represented by Messrs Jas. Burns, R. J. Nosworthy, C. H. Chester (chief inspector), J. Black, H. Baker, R. V. Foskitt, Grisdale, and Captain Green and the A.U. S. N. Company by Mr. A. V. Logan, Captain W. M. Mathers and Messrs P. W. Farrel, l. Plxley and G. R. Miller. Others present included Sir William Vicars, Colonel McColl, Colonel J. Fraser and Mr. H. A. Rudder.

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