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Abeles, Sir (Emil Herbert) Peterlocked

AC 1991; Kt 1972

Born 25 April 1924; s of late Alexander Abel and Mrs Anna Deakin; m 1969, Katalin Ottilia (néeFischer); two d; died 25 June 1999

Chairman, Abakus/Transabakus Group


Budapest. Scrap metal industry, Hungary; emigrated to Australia, Sept. 1949; formed Alltrans Pty Ltd, 1950; Man. Dir and Chief Exec., 1967–92, Dep. Chm., 1967–93, TNT (formerly Thomas Nationwide Transport Ltd), Australia, and associated cos; Jt Man. Dir, 1980–92 and Jt Chm., 1981, Ansett Transport Industries Ltd. Trustee and Founder, Australian Cancer Foundn for Medical Res


Swimming, bridge


Carlton; American National (Sydney)


PO Box 473, Kings Cross, NSW 2011, Australia