The Examiner Newspaper:-Friday 14 March 1930

The death occurred yesterday at his residence, 29 George-street, of Mr. Walter John Prosser, at the age of 75 years.
The late Mr. Prosser for many years was well known as an enthusiast in trotting circles and at one time raced a number of trotters himself including the speedy pacer Verawood and the trotter Valdee. Although he retired many years ago he still took a great interest up to the time of his death in the horses trained by his son, Mr. Arthur Prosser, of Launceston.

PROSSER.-On the 13th March, 1930,
at the residence of his son-in-law, Mr. T. Sullivan, 29 George-street, Walter John (Wal), the dearly beloved husband of the late Martha Frances Prosser, aged 75 years. (Private interment, Carr Villa Cemetery,
Friday afternoon, March 14.-C. T. Finney, Funeral Director.)