00.00               Fred and Alice migrate, meet, marry, go to Bravington.

00.48               Fred enlists, is taken prisoner.

01.20               Life in Bravington during the war.

16.40               Fred arrives home.

23.45               Purchase of Northern Junction Hotel, Drouin West. History of the hotel.

29.20               Working the acreage – Alice as a water diviner; evidence of past hare coursing.

31.30               Shop opens. Grocery business – tobacco licence, lunches, icecream, pepper, biscuits, honey, cooked meat.

48.20               Post office.

49.20               Drouin West State School – teachers.

55.20               Expansion to catering.

1.02.50            Sports and entertainment at Drouin West.

Peter with his older brother and his mother 1941

Mrs Cusden


Told by Peter Cusden 2017

Peter Cusden, 2017

Drouin West Northern Junction hotel

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