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William Leslie Minter

Male 1892 - 1979  (86 years)


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  • Name William Leslie Minter 
    Born 26 Dec 1892  Faversham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 2442 
    _UID 1894D7A7786B4366AD344714A4892B7FC9B8 
    Died 20 Feb 1979  Pluckley, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Notes 
    • 1911 census: William Leslie (boarder, 18, single, shipping clerk, shipping agen, worker, born Westgate, Kent) at 7 Avenue Mansions, Sisters Avenue, Lavender Hill, London SW (7 rooms), home of Frank Reginald Gould WILLIS, architect & surveyor, and family
      Form signed F R Gould Willis.

      July 2014: British Royal Air Force, Airmen's service records 1912-1939 at findmypast.co.uk:
      Joined the RAF on 29 April 1918. Next of kin father W Minter, 2 Madeira Road, Margate. Discharged on 13 October 1918.

      1939 Register: at Regent Palace Hotel, City of Westminster, London
      Minter, Catherine D born 28 Mar 1902, married, unpaid domestic duties
      Minter, William D born 26 Dec 1892, married, director of British shipping firm at Naples, Italy. RAF officers reserve, 2nd lieutenant.

      Listed in London Gazette of 19 December 1939.

      London Gazette 4 February 1941:
      As Acting Pilot Officer on probation. -
      list includes 28th Nov. 1940, William Leslie MINTER (76231).

      London Gazette 21 March 1941:
      The undermentioned Pilot Officers are granted the war substantive rank of Flying Officer: '97
      list includes 19th June 1940, William Leslie MINTER (76231).

      According to Bobby Thorn, June 2009:
      "Uncle Leslie of course worked & lived in Naples - The Di Lugo Wood shipping Company. Dorothea fell for him when he was on the Grand Tour. King Farouk chased her, but she was devoted to Uncle."

      London Gazette, 25 June 1979 gives address at time of death as "Capricorn", Fir Toll, Station Road, Pluckley, Near Ashford, Kent, Retired Ship Broker.
    Person ID I2442  Ash, Kent
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2016 

    Father William Minter,   b. 16 Feb 1855, Sheldwich, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1943, Canterbury, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Adelaide Pratt MURTON,   b. Dec 1852, Faversham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1910, Thanet RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1878  St Mary of Charity, Faversham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • William Minter, 23, bachelor draper of Croydon, Surrey, father Thomas Minter farmer and Adelaide Poatt (sic) Murton, 25, spinster of Faversham, father William Murton grocer, by banns, sign/sign (signs Adelaide P Murton). Thomas Gillett (sign), Thomas Minter (sign), Jn H Murton (sign), H Minter Jnr (sign), H Minter (sign), Thomas (Dixon) senr (sign) witnesses.
    Family ID F218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Dorothea CAMPLING,   b. 28 Mar 1902, Yarmouth RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1985, Torrington, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Dec 1924  Yarmouth RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Valerie Minter
     2. Julia Minter,   b. 9 Jul 1928, Naples, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 2003, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1893 Thanet 2a/938

    2. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1979 Ashford 16/55. Date from London Gazette, 25 June 1979.

    3. [S353] https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk, October 2015 and later.

    4. [S173] Cliff Minter, from St Mary of Charity, Faversham PR, April 2010, Q4 1878 Faversham 2a/1361. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1924 Yarmouth 4b/12.