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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Doug" Douglas ARNOLD

Born 20 September 1903 in Claremont, Western Australia [16]
Son of Frederick Charles ARNOLD and Emma Racheal DELAPORTE [15]
His great grandparents William and Elizabeth L. ARNOLD had arrived in Western Australia on the Trusty on 6 December 1842 [P314]
Married Dorothy Maud POPE in Carnarvon 1928 [P321]
Truck Driver in Carnarvon from about 1925 until 1933 [P314]
Grocery and Drapery Manager of Dalgety's Store in Carnarvon from about 1933 until 1941 [P314]
Resided in the Perth suburb of South Perth prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 29 July 1942 [16]
     Staff Sergeant WX33245 in the Australian Army's 55 Australian Sup. Depot PL A S C during the Second Word War [16]
     Two of his years in the Army were served in New Guinea and Borneo [P314]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 13 November 1946 [16]
Employee at the Como Hotel in the Perth suburb of Como, while living at 55 Campbell Street in South Perth [P321]
Proprietor of the Carnamah Hotel at 22 Macpherson Street, Carnamah in 1947 [6]
Himself, his wife and their children resided within the Carnamah Hotel, which he ran with his wife's assistance [P321]
Travellers of the firms Goode Durrant & Murray and G. & R. Wills & Co regularly stayed at the Carnamah Hotel [P321]
To fulfil the duties of gardener and laundress at the Carnamah Hotel employed married couple Henry J. and Margaret M. SHEA [P321]
Left Carnamah in June 1947 and shifted to Nannup [P321]
Licensee of the Nannup Hotel in Nannup 1947-1950 [P321]
Ran a Company General Store in Chandler in 1950 and 1951 [P314]
Licensee of the Iron Clad Hotel in Marble Bar 1952-1954 [P314]
Resided at Queen Street in the Perth suburb of Bayswater 1954-1965 [P321]
Clerk for Mortlock Brothers car dealership in Perth from about 1954 until his death in 1965 [P314]
Father of Robert, William, Joan and John [P314]
Died 7 July 1965; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, ZX, 402) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Douglas Arnold' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 29 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/douglas-arnold [sources]




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