|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
|Object type||Papers, Certificate, Log book|
|Physical description||87 Image/s captured|
Fysh, Wilmot Hudson
|Place made||Australia, Egypt|
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.|
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
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.