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.
04 Feb 1919. Cadet Charles Clarence FREDERICK. 5 Squadron AFC
04 Feb 1919. Captain Jack Henry WEINGARTH. 5 Squadron AFC
07 Feb 1917. Captain Eric Thomas FARROW. 2 Squadron RFC
10 Feb 1918. Corporal Albert MORGAN. 5 Squadron AFC
11 Feb 1919. Air Mechanic George Lonsdale TAYLOR. 2 Squadron AFC
12 Feb 1919. Air Mechanic Edgar Thomas FILMER. 5 Squadron AFC
13 Feb 1917. Private George Edmund HANSEL. 3 Squadron AFC
16 Feb 1918. 2nd Lieutenant Reginald FORSYTH. 6 Squadron AFC
17 Feb 1918. Lieutenant Charles Henry MARTIN. 4 Squadron AFC
17 Feb 1918. Lieutenant Henry STREETER. 3 Squadron RFC
17 Feb 1918. Lieutenant Francis Joseph TARRANT. 3 Squadron AFC.
18 Feb 1919. Air Mechanic William John REID. 4 Squadron AFC
19 Feb 1917. Lieutenant Athol Gladwyn ADAMS. 1 Squadron AFC
19 Feb 1918. Lieutenant Charles Allen PARKER. 63 Squadron RFC
19 Feb 1919. Private Roy Nelson Victor McGUFFIE. 7 Squadron AFC
19 Feb 1919. Air Mechanic John Henry TOOLE. 3 Squadron AFC
22 Feb 1919. Lieutenant Gerard Henderson COWAN. 2 Squadron AFC
24 Feb 1918. Lieutenant Ian Mackay DEMPSTER. 52 Squadron RFC
28 Feb 1918. 2nd Lieutenant Alan Darcy SUTHERLAND. C.F.S. RFC
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. Roseville RSL 1.30PM.
15th August 2020 General Meeting. Roseville RSL 1.30PM.
21st November 2020 General Meeting. Roseville RSL 1.30PM.