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William Raymond Minter

Male 1896 - 1966  (69 years)


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  • Name William Raymond Minter 
    Born 12 Oct 1896  Kempsey, New South Wales RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Name Ray 
    Reference Number 2229 
    _UID B21762272E8F48988D70C5FC6BE85453A7A6 
    Died 17 Jan 1966  Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • New South Wales, Australia, Police Gazettes, 1854-1930 at Ancestry:
      New South Wales Police Gazette, 21 Mar 1917:
      Deseters from the Military Forces of the Commonwealth
      From Menangle Park Camp
      Minter, William Raymond, trooper, 21 years of age, 5 feet 5½ inches high, fair complexion and hair, blue eyes; a motor driver; native of Kempsey. Deserted 15th February 1917.
      The same publication, on 13 Jun 1917, announced that the Military warrant for William Raymond and several others had been cancelled.

      From Cliff Minter, July 2007: William Raymond (my father) enlisted in the Australian Army 27/5/1940 service no. NX 17673. He put his age down 6 years. He was a sergeant when he left army. This is confirmed by the following, extracted from the National Archives of Australia:
      MINTER WILLIAM RAYMOND : Service Number - NX17673 : Date of birth - 12 Oct 1902 : Place of birth - KEMPSEY NSW : Place of enlistment - PADDINGTON NSW : Next of Kin - MINTER THERESA [WW2].

      Records relating to William's WW1 service can be found at the National Archives of Australia.

      Australian Electoral Roll, 1930 for Abbotsford, Martin, NSW includes, at Riverview, St Albans Street, Abbotsford:
      William Raymond Minter, driver
      Theresa Olive Minter, h. duties.

      Australian Electoral Roll, 1933 for Drummoyne, Martin, NSW includes, at 23 Waterview Street:
      William Raymond Minter, motor driver
      Theresa Olive Minter, home duties

      Australian Electoral Roll, 1936 for Annandale South, Dalley, NSW includes, at 37 Rowley St:
      William Raymond Minter, motor driver
      Theresa Olive Minter, home duties.

      Australian Electoral Roll, 1937 for Marrickville, Dalley, NSW includes, at 128 Addison Road:
      William Raymond Minter, motor driver
      Theresa Olive Minter, home duties.

      Australian Electoral Roll, 1943 for Enfield, Parkes, NSW includes, at 19 Rawson St, Croydon Park:
      William Raymond Minter, motor driver
      Theresa Olive Minter, home duties

      Australian Electoral Roll, 1949 for Croydon East, Evans, NSW includes, at 19 Rawson St, Croydon Park:
      William Raymond Minter, motor driver
      Theresa Olive Minter, home duties
      Olive May Minter, stenographer.

      Australian Electoral Roll, 1954 for Enfield South, Evans, NSW includes, at 19 Rawson St, Croydon Park:
      William Raymond Minter, motor driver
      Theresa Olive Minter, home duties
      Clifford David Minter, electrician.

      Australian Electoral Roll, 1958 for Enfield South, Evans, NSW includes, at 19 Rawson St, Croydon Park:
      William Raymond Minter, motor driver
      Theresa Olive Minter, home duties.

      Australian Electoral Roll, 1963 for Ashfield, Evans, NSW includes, at 85 Prospect Road, Summer Hill:
      William Raymond Minter, no occupation
      Theresa Olive Minter, home duties.

      familysearch.org (July 2014) has a shipping record showing Mrs T O Minter, 66, occupation domestic duties as a passenger on the 'Oriana' from Auckland, NZ on 20 October 1963, destination Sydney.

      After he died Ray was cremated and his ashes were returned to Australia and are located at Rookwood cemetery NSW.
    Person ID I2229  Ash, Kent
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2014 

    Father Henry Morphew Minter,   b. 24 Feb 1876, Alstonville, Richmond River, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1933, Waterview Street, Fivedock, Sydney, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Margaret Ann BENSON,   b. 22 Apr 1879, Armidale, NSW RD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1963, Croydon, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1895  Kempsey, New South Wales RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F365  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Theresa Olive MAJOR,   b. 29 Jul 1897, Petersham, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1982, Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1922  St James Church, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. William Raymond Minter,   b. 23 May 1923, Arncliffe, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1943, Germany (WW2) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     2. Olive May Minter
     3. Clifford David Minter,   b. 17 Jun 1931, Enfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 2008, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F856  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Oct 1896 - Kempsey, New South Wales RD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jan 1966 - Auckland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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    William Raymond (Ray) Minter
    William Raymond (Ray) Minter
    born 1896, Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia

  • Sources 
    1. [S66] Cliff Minter (Australia), April 2007 (Reliability: 3).
      NSW BMD Reg no. 31453/1896.

    2. [S75] Gail Gniewosz, April 2007, aged 69, ref no. 1966/27529. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S6] Merrilyn Minter (Reliability: 3).
      NSW BMD reg no. 7136/1895.

    4. [S75] Gail Gniewosz, April 2007 (Reliability: 3).
      NSW BMD reg no. 408/1922.