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    Australian Society of
    WW1 Aero Historians
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    Australian Society of
    WW1 Aero Historians
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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.

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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.

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Members Benefits

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.

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Research Aids for

Finding a WW1 Aviator

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Society Patron

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.

ACM Binskin

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Honour Roll

Australian Airmen


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.


01 May 1917. 2nd Lieutenant Reginald Burton CLARK. 60 Squadron RFC
04 May 1917. 2nd Lieutenant Richard George TURNER. 37 Squadron RFC
03 May 1918. Lieutenant Valentine Harold ADAMS. 70 Squadron RFC
03 May 1918. Lieutenant Jack Keith CURWEN-WALKER. 1 Squadron AFC
03 May 1918. Corporal Niels Peder JENSEN. 1 Squadron AFC
04 May 1918. Air Mechanic William Hewitt FELL. 1 Squadron AFC
04 May 1918. 2nd Lieutenant Anthony Steel CALDWELL. 15 Reserve Squadron RAF
06 May 1918. Lieutenant William Alexander BUCKLAND. 3 Squadron AFC
06 May 1918. Lieutenant Henry Douglas RALFE. 3 Squadron AFC
07 May 1918. Captain Bertram JAMES. 3 Squadron RAF
09 May 1918. Lieutenant George Robin CUTTLE. 49 Squadron RAF
10 May 1917. Flt. Lieutenant Charles Jarvis MOIR. Naval 4 RNAS
11 May 1918. Lieutenant Owen Cressy BARRY. 4 Squadron AFC
11 May 1918. 2nd Lieutenant Henry George CARR. 43 Training Squadron RAF
12 May 1918. Lieutenant Leslie Eden GEORGE. AFC
12 May 1918. 2nd Lieutenant John Stone LORD. AFC
13 May 1917. 2nd Lieutenat William Frank SMITH. 19 Squadron RFC
15 May 1917. 2nd Lieutenant Charles Frederick REEVE. 2 Squadron RFC
16 May 1916. Lieutenant Charles Darrell MERRETT. AFC
20 May 1918. 2nd Lieutenant Robert Sydney LASKER. 25 Squadron RAF
20 May 1917. Flt. Sub Lieutenant James Douglas HAIG. No. 2 Wing RNAS
20 May 1918. Lieutenant Albert Lawrence TAYLOR. 3 Squadron AFC.
22 May 1918. Lieutenant Alexander FINNIE. 4 Squadron AFC
22 May 1918. Lieutenant George NOWLAND. 4 Squadron AFC
23 May 1918. Lieutenant Audubon Eric PALFREYMAN. 27 Squadron RAF
27 May 1918. Captain Robert Alexander LITTLE. 203 Squadron RAF
30 May 1918. Lieutenant Gerald Cunliffe STONES. 1 Squadron AFC
31 May 1917. 2nd Lieutenant William Fraser SLEEMAN. 55 Squadron RFC

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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.

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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.