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Herbert William (Jerry) Underwood (1858–1904)

The death occurred in the local hospital on Sunday morning last of Mr. Herbert William Goddard Underwood, for a number of years employed on Warrah Station, the cause of death being an apopletic fit. The deceased, who was familiarly known as 'Jerry' Underwood, was a brother of the late Edward G. Underwood, of Quirindi Station, and was 45 years of age. He was brought into the hospital on Saturday afternoon, and died the following morning, as stated. The funeral took place on Tuesday, the remains being interred in the General Cemetery at Haydonton, the Rev. C. Bice officiating at the grave.

Additional Resources

  • birth notice, Sydney Morning Herald, 18 November 1858, p 1

Citation details

'Underwood, Herbert William (Jerry) (1858–1904)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 29 May 2024.

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16 November, 1858
Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


12 June, 1904 (aged 45)
Murrurundi, New South Wales, Australia

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