THE AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY OF
WW1 Aero historians
The Australian Society of WW1 Aero Historians Inc. is an Australian based, non-profit organisation dedicated to the study of all aspects of World War One aviation. Founded over 55 years ago, we are the oldest Society of this type in the world. Membership to the Society is by application.
Since 1962, the Australian Society of World War One Aero Historians has provided a Sydney based forum for World War One aviation enthusiasts. The Society publishes a biannual journal, the '14-'18 Journal and quarterly newsletters.Read More
How to Join
Joining the Australian Society of World War One Aero Historians means that you become part of a world wide community that is interested in learning, researching and sharing information on all aspects of WW1 aviation. Membership is open to all, and the benefits we offer our members are second to none.
Joining is easy, we accept payment via our Society Shop or you can download our Membership Application form, and return it by mail, accompanied with a cheque (Australian residents only) or international money order made out in Australian dollars.Read More
Becoming a Society member offers a host of benefits. You will receive our biannual '14-'18 Journal and quarterly Newsletters. Our exclusive members only area will give you access to our entire back catalogue of '14-'18 Journals, our photographic and audio collections and use of the Peter Williams Memorial Library.
As a member of the Society, you will also be invited to Society events, functions, commemorations and trips. You also have the opportunity to contact like minded people, researchers and scale modellers via our membership directory, Facebook page and quarterly meetings.Read More
Research Aids for
Finding a WW1 Aviator
Air Chief Marshal (ret'd)
Mark Binskin, AC
The Australian Society of WW1 Aero Historians Inc., is honoured to have Air Chief Marshal (ret'd) Mark Binskin, AC, as our Patron. Air Chief Marshal (ret'd) Binskin is the former Chief of the Australian Defence Force.
Courtesy of Navy Daily
Each month we will honour those Australians who served in the air services of the Great War and made the ultimate sacrifice.
Lest We Forget.
Aug-Nov 1916. Air Mechanic Frank Luke Admas. Half Flight AFC
01 Sep 1918. 2nd Lieutenant William Parkes. 7 Training Squadron AFC
02 Sep 1918. Captain Brian Laidley DOWLING. 22 Squadron RAF
03 Sep 1918. Cadet Cecil Thomas WATTS. 8 Training Squadron AFC
04 Sep 1917. Air Mechanic Albert Ernest HAYLES. 3 Squadron AFC
05 Sep 1918. Lieutenant Duncan Campbell CARTER. 4 Squadron AFC
05 Sep 1918. Lieutenant Maxwell Hardwicke EDDIE. 4 Squadron AFC
05 Sep 1918. Lieutenant Alexander Hamilton LOCKLEY. 4 Squadron AFC
08 Sep 1916. Lieutenant Reginald Argyle DAVEY. HMS Campania RNVR/RNAS
09 Sep 1917. 2nd Lieutenant Zavel Ephraim FREADMAN. 4 Squadron AFC
09 Sep 1917. 2nd Lieutenant Alfred Walter PEACOCK. 24 Squadron RFC
12 Sep 1917. Lieutenant Stanley Keith MUIR. RFC
15 Sep 1917. 2nd Lieutenant Alan Charled NUTTER. 40 Squadron RFC
18 Sep 1918. 2nd Lieutenant Roland Frank Charles MACHIN. 3 Squadron AFC
19 Sep 1918. Lieutenant John Patrick JEFFERS. 3 Squadron AFC.
19 Sep 1918. Lieutenant John Clifford PEEL. 3 Squadron AFC
20 Sep 1917. Cadet Edward Jabez TREADWELL. 6 Training Squadron AFC
21 Sep 1918. Lieutenant John WEBSTER. 14 Squadron RAF
23 Sep 1916. 2nd Lieutenant Eric James ROBERTS. 27 Squadron RFC
23 Sep 1916. Lieutenant Sydney WOODROW. 54 Squadron RFC
23 Sep 1917. Lieutenant Samuel Leslie John BRAMLEY. 57 Squadron RFC
25 Sep 1918. Cadet Harold Kingsley PERCIVAL. RAF
25 Sep 1917. Lieutenant Harold James THORNTON. 36 Squadron RFC
27 Sep 1917. Lieutenant Arthur Sydney TALBOT. 198 Depot Squadron RFC
28 Sep 1916. 2nd Lieutenant Alexander Bonn DAVIDSON. 8 Squadron RFC
28 Sep 1917. Air Mechanic Frederick Stanley IRWIN. AFC
30 Sep 1914. Flight Lieutenant Basil Drummond ASH. RNAS AFC
30 Sep 1918. Lieutenant Patrick George Walsh. 8 Training Squadron AFC
Great War Database
The Australian Airmen of the Great War 1914-1918 database consists of over 5600 Australians that served with the air forces of WW1. The Society has made this database freely available to the community.Read More
2020 Meetings and Events
15th February 2020 General Meeting. Roseville RSL 1.30PM.
16th May 2020 General Meeting. CANCELLED.
15th August 2020 General Meeting. Roseville RSL 1.30PM.
21st November 2020 General Meeting. Roseville RSL 1.30PM.