Christmas rations at the Hotel Mosman, Mosman

rum raion mossmon hotel 1945


Licensee of Hotel Mosman, Mr. Michael O’Regan (left), issuing Christmas liquor to regular customers yesterday. Each customer receives six bottles of beer, one of gin or rum, one wine. In three days Mr. O’Regan has issued more than 14,000 bottles. Drawing his ration is ex-P.O.W. Grosby, of Clifton Gardens, a regular cus-tomer before the war, who returned home yesterday, and made the hotel one of his first calls.

– Daily Telegraph (Sydney), Friday 7 December 1945.

Mosman Hotel Mosman Sydney 1949 anu

Hotel Mosman, Mosman, Sydney, 1949. Photo: Noel Butlin Archives, Australian National University.

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2 replies

  1. Nice old photos, it’s always interesting to see how things change but stay so much the same. Thanks.


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