- 1947 - President of the Warracknabeal Chamber of Commerce
|Manager of the Warricknabeal Branch of the Bank of New South Wales |
- 30 years in Western Australia.
7 years in Warracknabeal, Victoria
||3 Apr 1947
||Warracknabeal District hospital
- Warracknabeal Herald
Friday 4/4/1947 page 2
The death occurred in the Warracknabeal District Hospital early yesterday
(Thursday) morning of Mr. W. S. H. Bell, manager of the Warracknabeal branch
of the Bank of New South Wales. A full report of Mr. Bell's passing will be
printed in the next issue of the "Herald".
MR. W. H. S. BELL
As already briefly reported in a previous issue, the death occurred in the
Warracknabeal District hospital on Thursday morning last week of Mr. Walter
S. H. Bell, of Warracknabeal, who had been six years manager of the
Warracknabeal branch of the Bank of New South Wales, was a well-known and
respected citizen of this town and his sudden death caused deep regret to
residents of this district. Mr. Bell, who was aged 50 years [sic], was
admitted to hospital on the previous Saturday night for an appendicial
Deceased, who was the son of the late William and Mary Bell of Stawell, was
born at Horsham but lived during his boyhood days at Stawell where he later
entered the banking service. Before coming to Warracknabeal, the late Mr.
Bell had been in West Australia for some 30 years. In 1914 he married Miss
Winifred Raybould, of Perth, who survives her husband. Since his arrival in
Warracknabeal the late Mr. Bell had taken a keen interest in civic affairs
and supported all moves for the betterment of the town and district. He had
also been a keen member of the Warracknabeal Chamber of Commerce and this
year having been President. The late Mr. Bell is survived by an only
daughter Erna and two sisters, Mrs. Wright (Stawell) and Mrs. Allsop (Kew).
His only brother Douglas (Stawell) predeceased him.
The funeral took place to the Warracknabeal Cemetery on Good Friday, April
4th. Interment being in the Presbyterian portion after a service read by
The Rev. J. J. E. Scott. Among the many beautiful floral tributes received
were wreaths from the Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce, Hospital management,
Hospital Ladies' Auxiliary and the Golf Club. The coffin-bearers were
Messrs. D. McCombe, W. Story, G. J. Crevar, H. Freeman, A. Hunter and A.
Heath and pall-bearers, Messrs. A. Featherly, Cameron, Hoskin, W. T. Dally,
C. H. Main, Murison, Gledhill and C. McCullough. Funeral arrangements were
carried out by Messrs. W. R. Gardiner and Son.
||4 Apr 1947 Good Friday.
||Warracknabeal Cemetery, Victoria, Australia
||Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
||07 Sep 2010 |
||William Hastings Bell, b. 4 Sep 1856, Geelong, Victoria. , d. 8 Oct 1919, Stawell, Victoria. |
||Mary Jane Holden, b. 1858, Yowangs, Victoria. , d. 1946, "Drumconda", Allen Crescent, Stawell, Victoria. |
||26 Aug 1885
||"Overdale", Stawell, Victoria.
||Thursday 3 September, 1885
|Pleasant Creek News & Stawell Chronicle |
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