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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Emmet Michael GILL

Born 11 June 1906 [187]
Boarding Student at Saint Ildephonsus College in New Norcia for three and a half years starting on 22 September 1919 [187]
By 1928 he was living in Morawa [187]
Married Olive Rose WARREN in Perth in 1929 [66]
Representative for the Vacuum Oil Company in Mullewa 1930-1936 [187]
Shifted to Carnamah in March 1945 [0: image 04312]
Leased Michael CLUNE's butchers shop at 14 Macpherson Street, Carnamah [P4]
Wholesale and Retail Butcher in Carnamah from 1945 to 1947 [13] [6] [0: image 04312]
His butchering business was telephone number Carnamah-37 from 1945 to 1947 [60]
Advertised his business in the Schedule of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Victory Show in 1945 [13]
     "E. M. Gill. Wholesale and Retail Butcher, Carnamah - The Best of Meat allied with Quality at Lowest Rates [13]
      Railed along the Midland Line. We Specialise in Sausages. All Meats kept in Quirk's refrigerator" [13]
Ran "Gill's for Grills" tearooms / restaurant at 2 Macpherson Street, Carnamah in 1948 and 1949 [6] [13] [60]
His tearooms / restaurant was telephone number Carnamah-33 in 1948 and 1949 [60]
Served luncheons, suppers and grills in addition to selling cool drinks, confectionary, small goods, fresh fruit and vegetables [13]
Advertised his second Carnamah business in the Schedule of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Show in 1949 [13]
     "Gill's for Grill's   Telephone 33 - Carnamah - Telephone 33    Light Luncheons and Supper    Grills at All Hours" [13]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1945 [0: image 04318]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club in 1945 [0: image 04339]
Member of the Billeroo Cricket Club during the 1946-47 season [0: image 04448]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society 1946-1948 [13]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club during the 1947-48 season [0: image 04492]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1949 - played for Carnamah Town [0: image 04519]
Share-farmer in Mullewa WA 1952-1962 [19]; resided in Mullewa WA until his death in 1962 [2]
Died 11 May 1962; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, EC, 548)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Emmet Michael Gill' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/emmet-michael-gill [reference list]




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