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Sunday, January 20, 2013

Sir Hudson Fysh

Sir Wilmot Hudson Fysh (7 January 1895 – 6 April 1974) was an Australian aviator and businessman. A founder of the Australian airline company Qantas, Fysh was born in Launceston, Tasmania. Serving in the Battle of Gallipoli and Palestine Campaignas a lieutenant of the Australian Light Horse Brigade, Fysh later became an observer and gunner to Paul McGinness in the AFC. He was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross during the aftermath of the war for his services to aerial warfare. circa 1935
Source: State Library New South Wales |  Wikimedia Commons