Watson, Arthur ‘John’ Nunnick

Personal Details

SurnameWatson
First nameArthur 'John'
Middle nameNunnick
Place of birthLancashire, England
Date of death15/01/1939
Age at death56 years

Details

In 1922 was registed as lived at Brookwood Station as a Staton hand on the 1922 Queensland Electrol Roll.

Arthur ‘John’ Nunnick Watson was born in the 3rd quarter of 1885 in Burnley, Lancashire, and was one of at least 8 children; James Hartley (next of kin WW1) was the eldest.┬áTheir father was Stephen and┬átheir mother Mary Ann.

Also see (John) Arthur Yunnick as this could be the same person.

War Records

Conflict

ServiceAustralian Army
Service number7791
Date of enlistment20/08/1917
Place of enlistmentLongreach, Qld
Next of kinJames Hartley Watson (brother)
Date of discharge15/01/1919
Posting at discharge15th Battalion
RankPrivate
Source

First World War Unit Embarkation Rolls
www.awm.gov.au

Notes

Embarked A14 HMAT Euripides 31/10/1917 Sydney
9 Infantry Battalion - 24 to 26 Reinforcements (January-October 1917)

Nominal Roll details -
34 years, Labourer, single, Longreach Qld
Next of kin - Brother, J.H. Watson, 70 Temple Street, Nelson, Lancashire, England
RTA 20/08/1917

 

Cemetery Record

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CemeteryMuttaburra
LocationNorth Eastern
Grave number155
AddressBrookwood Station
OccupationLabourer
ReligionAnglican
Date of funeral15/01/1939
Comment

Died from Uraemia (nephritis), pneumonia