Yunnick, John Arthur Nunnick (Watson)

Personal Details

First nameJohn
Middle nameArthur Nunnick
Other namesWatson
Place of birthYorkshire England
Date of death15/01/1939
Place of deathMuttaburra Hospital
Age at death56 years


Arthur was born in Yorkshire England.

Also see Arthur John Nunnick Watson who may be the same person.

Statutory Notice to Creditors
Re ARTHUR NUNNICK WATSON also known as ARTHUR YUNNICK WATSON, late of Brookwood Station, Muttaburra, in the State of Queens- land, Station Hand, deceased.

NOTICE is hereby given that all creditors and other persons having claims against the Estate of the l abovenamed Arthur Nunnick Watson also known as Arthur Yunnick Watson, late of Brookwood Station, Muttaburra, in the State of Queensland, deceased, who died on or about the Fifteenth day of January, 1939, at Muttaburra, in the said State, are hereby required to send their claims to the Local Deputy Public Curator, Rockhampton, on or before the Eleventh day of April, 1939. And that after the expiration of the last mentioned date the said Local Deputy Public Curator will proceed to distribute the assets of the said de- ceased amongst the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims of which he shall then have had notice.
Dated this Seventh day of February, 1939.
Local Deputy Public Curator,
[Source: Advertising. (1939, February 11). The Longreach Leader (Qld. : 1923 – 1954), p. 9. Retrieved October 19, 2015, from]

Cemetery Record

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AddressBrookwood Stn Muttaburra

The Longreach Leader Saturday 21 January 1939
The death occurred in the Muttaburra Hospital on Sunday last of Mr. Arthur Yunnick (John Arthur), aged 56. Deceased, who was admitted to the hospital on Friday last, had been engaged as a station hand on Brookwood for over 20 years. He was a native of Yorkshire, England, and his relatives are unknown. Deceased came to Australia just before the war and served for three years in the A.I.F. At the termination of hostilities he came to Brookwood, where he remained until his death. He recently spent a holiday in the south, and had been home only four days when he was admitted to the hospital.
Members of the Muttaburra Branch of the R.S.S.I.L.A. acted as pall bearers at the funeral, which was well attended, and the coffin was draped with the Union Jack.
[Source: ARAMAC-MUTTABURRA DISTRICT. (1939, January 21). The Longreach Leader (Qld. : 1923 – 1954), p. 9. Retrieved September 18, 2013, from]