world war two
PUTTING XXX INTO XMAS 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… Read More ›
Digger (right) holds glass of beer in one hand, “tosses ’em” with the other, while others of the impromptu Hay Street (Perth) school” await the result. – The Daily News (Perth, WA) Friday 22 November 1940.
THE Royal Hotel at the corner of Abercrombie and Codrington Streets, Darlington, like many Sydney pubs, struggled to survive through the war years. Beer rationing, and even, as the following story reveals, restrictions on the availability of bed linen made… Read More ›