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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Norman" Arthur Norman MOSEDALE

Born 21 November 1901 in London, England [16]
Married Anne Wheeler INGRAM in 1926 [66]
He was living in Carnamah by 1940 and in 1941 was a Grocer in Carnamah [0: image 03916] [6] [19]
Member of the Carnamah Miniature Rifle Club in 1941 [0: image 03995]
Enlisted in the Australian Army on 11 September 1941 [16]
     Sergeant W43401 in the Australian Army's 5 MD Accounts during World War Two [16]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 9 November 1944 [16] and returned to Carnamah in late 1944 [57]
In November 1944 purchased the grocery portion of Eric H. GURR's general storekeeping business in Carnamah [0: images 04581, 04589]
Storekeeper / General Merchant at 7 Macpherson Street, Carnamah from 1944 to 1947 [6] [57]
Although he purchased the business he didn't purchase the store's premises at 7 Macpherson Street, which he leased from GURR [3]
Advertised his business in the Schedule of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's 1945 Victory Show [13]
     "Carnamah's Leading Store - A. N. Mosedale, General Merchant, P.O. Box 44 - Carnamah - Phone 1" [13]
     "All the Best Lines of Groceries Stocked, also General Household Hardware, Bran and Pollard, Men's and Boy's Clothing." [13]
     "Large Stocks of Fruit and Vegetables - The Best that can be obtained from the Markets. Buyers of Eggs." [13]
     "Also Licensed to Sell Firearms and Ammunition. - Shop Locally - Join our list of Satisfied Customers" [13]
In 1945 he was the authorised business representative in Carnamah for The North Midland Times newspaper [0: image 04352]
     He conducted business on behalf of the newspaper during the period when the paper was being printed in Perth [0: image 04352]
Member of the Carnamah Sub-Branch of the Returned Soldiers League [52]
Became a member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 16 November 1945 [96]
Member of the Carnamah Miniature Rifle Club in 1946 [0: image 04394]
Committee Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1946 [58]
He purchased the house at 14 Robertson Street in Carnamah from the Estate of Thomas J. BERRIGAN on 30 November 1946 [3]
Obtained the telephone in 1947 - was telephone number Carnamah-47 [60]
Around May 1947 he sold his general store business in Carnamah to Alan T. BLACK [57 - electricity for store changed to Black in May 1947]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Kwinana [2]
Died 27 December 1974; ashes interred at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia (Crematorium Rose Gardens, 9A, 16) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Arthur Norman Mosedale' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 19 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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