Folder 1 of 4 - Soldier’s pay books relating to the First World War service of Wilmot Hudson Fysh, October 1914 - June 1919

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Accession Number AWM2020.22.240
Collection number PR83/078
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Folder
Item count 4
Object type Forms and Books
Physical description 44 Image/s captured
Maker Fysh, Wilmot Hudson
Place made At sea, Australia, Egypt
Date made 1914-1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service, interwar career with Qantas and Second World War service of 415 Lieutenant Wilmot Hudson Fysh, No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps (later Squadron Leader, Royal Australian Air Force), At sea, Egypt, Turkey, England and Australia, 20 October 1914 - c. 1945.

Folder 1 of 4 - Contains four soldier's pay books relating to the First World War service of Fysh. The opening entry of the first pay book corresponds to his embarkation from Hobart on 20 October 1914, with subsequent entries covering service with the 1st Light Horse Brigade, initially as a member of the 3rd Light Horse Regiment and then No. 1 Australian Machine Gun Squadron, transfer to the Australian Flying Corps and service with No. 1 Squadron through to his discharge on 16 June 1919.