Folder 2 of 4 - Certificate, transfer cards, instruction book and flying log book relating to the First World War service of Wilmot Hudson Fysh, July 1917 - February 1921

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Accession Number AWM2020.22.241
Collection number PR83/078
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Folder
Item count 6
Object type Papers, Certificate, Log book
Physical description 87 Image/s captured
Maker Fysh, Wilmot Hudson
Various
Place made Australia, Egypt
Date made 1917-1921
Conflict Period 1920-1929
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 2 of 4 - Contains material relating to Fysh's training and service with the Australian Flying Corps. Items include two Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force transfer cards that record theoretical and practical training undertaken by Fysh, a gunnery certificate, an instruction book titled "Notes on Aerial Gunnery" published by Government Press in 1917, and an Officer's Record of Services Army Book recording personal particulars, courses completed, dates of promotion, and a summary of military service spanning his enrolment with the Geelong Grammar School Cadet Corps through to his service with the Australian Flying Corps. The folder also contains Fysh's pilot's flying log book covering the period 29 November 1918 to February 1921. The log book records information such as dates and times of flights, aeroplanes flown, instructors, wind direction, flight courses, and brief remarks relating to flying operations.