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Peter Bruce Minter

Male 1923 - 1994  (70 years)


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  • Name Peter Bruce Minter 
    Born 12 Feb 1923  Wahroonga, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID E8F95241072B4823B2DE472BA1B9A88EA3C8 
    Died 4 Jan 1994  Gundagai, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Nangus General Cemetery, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Educated at Tudor House and Kings School, Parramatta, NSW, Australia. Baker House. A School House Monitor and L/Cpl in school Army Cadet Force. First prize Vacy prize sheep and wool class.

      From the National Archives of Australia:
      MINTER PETER BRUCE : Service Number - NX105523 : Date of birth - 12 Feb 1923 : Place of birth - WAHROONGA NSW : Place of enlistment - LEPPINGTON NSW : Next of Kin - MINTER BRUCE [WW2]. Sergeant, 2/5 Field regiment.
      Engagement to Susan announced in Sydney Morning Herald 22 June 1951. Susan the second daughter of Mr & Mrs Roy Smith, Brooklands, Yass. (Citation http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article18219820).

      Australian Electoral Roll, 1949 for Gundagai, Hume, NSW includes at Carenya, Gundagai:
      Peter Bruce Minter, grazier.

      Australian Electoral Rolls, 1954, 1958 for Gundagai, Hume, NSW includes at Carenya, Gundagai:
      Peter Bruce Minter, grazier.
      Susan Minter of Hulong, Nangus via Gundagai, home duties is the next entry in the list.

      Australian Electoral Roll, 1963 for Gundagai, Hume, NSW includes at Hulong, Nangus:
      Peter Bruce Minter, pastoralist
      Susan Minter, home duties.

      Australian Electoral Roll, 1968 for Gundagai, Hume, NSW includes at Carinya, Gundagai:
      Peter Bruce Minter, pastoralist
      Susan Minter, home duties.

      Australian Electoral Roll, 1980 for Gundagai, Hume, NSW includes at Carinya, Gundagai:
      Peter Bruce Minter, pastoralist
      Susan Minter, home duties
      Alexander Bruce Minter, pastoralist..

      A grazier; a pastoralist at Gundagai, NSW, Australia in 1971.

      The inscription on Peter's headstone reads:
      "Be strong: love your enemies
      Be meek: love your neighbour as yourself
      Be happy: trust everyone, but count your change"
    Person ID I524  Canterbury, Kent
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2017 

    Father Bruce Minter,   b. 16 Jun 1891, Leichhardt, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1986, Wahroonga, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Doris Catherine REMINGTON,   b. 1894, Ashfield, NSW, Australia RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1973, Wahroonga, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1920  Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • From the Sydney Morning Herald:
      MINTER-REMINGTON.

      The marriage was celebrated at St. Philip's Church yesterday afternoon of Miss Doris Catherine, daughter of Mrs J. C. Remington, Plbrac, Warrawee, and Major Bruce Minter,
      son of Mr. and Mrs A. R. Minter, Wahroonga. The Rev. Canon Bellingham officiated

      The bride's gown was of white satin and tulle, the skirt showing a draped effect The long train of tulle was gathered into a band of silver tissue at the end, and weighted with a trail of silver roses. Silver roses adorned the corselet belt, and a wreath of silver leaves was worn around the back of the head over the bridal veil of white tulle. She carried a sheath of white roses and hyacinths, tied with tulle and satin ribbon, and wore a diamond ring, the gift of the bridegroom.

      The bridesmaids, the Misses Katie Wilkinson, Janet Evans, and Joyce Remington, wore frocks of pale pink taffeta, aoorned with hand- made flowers of a deeper shade, and carried posies of shaded pink roses surrounded with autumn leaves and white tulle Their gifts from the bridegroom were pearl and coral brooches Major Ron Osborn was best man, and Captain Tilford Simpson, and Lieutenant Roy Lindeman, groomsmen.

      After the ceremony a reception was bold at the Wentworth, where about 200 guests were entertained Mrs. Remington wore a gown ot black Charmeuse, with overdress of white Georgette, embroidered in black and white, and a smart panne hat. The bride's travelling gown was of stone-coloured gabardine, smartly braided, and worn with a black velvet hat and black furs.
    Family ID F190  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susan SMITH 
    Children 
     1. Yass Minter
     2. Alexander Bruce Minter
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F191  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Feb 1923 - Wahroonga, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Jan 1994 - Gundagai, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S41] Ryerson Index, August 2008 and later.

    2. [S28] New South Wales BMD index on-line December 2007 and later (Reliability: 3).
      NSW BMD reg no. 5639/1920. Date from http://hungerford-lundyfamily.com/.

    3. [S69] http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/15893377?searchTerm=minter, Sydney Morning Herald, 9 June 1920. (Reliability: 3).