ON THIS DAY – December 12, 1938

Geelong Gaol

William Daly (aka William Egan) was sentenced to 3 months in the Geelong gaol in 1938, for drinking metho. William was born in Victoria in 1877, and worked as a labourer. He was 5ft 4in with grey hair and eyes. William spent over 30 years in and out of Victorian gaols from Melbourne, Pentridge and Geelong mainly for drunkenness.