W. R. A. Clarke, Rockhampton:
William Robert Archerbald Clarke (1894-1972) had a tailoring store in Williams Street, Rockhampton, from around 1920 until 1932. He moved to larger premises at 39 East Street and was still advertising in 1949. He was an alderman of the city council for many years, and a keen lawn bowler.
Rd. Appleton, Horsham:
Richard Harwood Appleton was born in Yorkshire in 1864. He came to Australia in 1883 and originally worked for a firm of engineers before studying tailoring. he moved to Horsham in 1906. In 1924 he travelled back to UK to see family before becoming a grazier (for a few years, changing back to tailoring, then becoming a shearing contractor in Harrow! Was he restless or adventurous?