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
of the Great War
An "Ace" was a pilot or observer/gunner who acheived 5 or more aerial victories. Meet the 75 Australians who became recipients of that accolade.Read More
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 Jan 1918. Lieutenant Jack Diamond POTTS. 1 Squadron AFC
06 Jan 1918. Lieutenant James Norman CASH. 4 Squadron AFC
06 Jan 1918. 2nd Lieutenant Richard Haddon CURTIS. 4 Squadron AFC
06 Jan 1918. 2nd Lieutenant Percy Harold LAWSON. 2 Squadron AFC
10 Jan 1916. Warrent Officer Percival Victor Fraser. RNAS
11 Jan 1916. Flight Sub Lieutenat Cecil Horace BRINSMEAD. 3 Wing RNAS
14 Jan 1919. Private William Henry THORBURN. 4 Squadron AFC
16 Jan 1918. 2nd Lieutenant Theo FELSTEAD. 1 Squadron AFC
19 Jan 1918. Lieutenant Lachlan John MacDONALD. 91 Squadron RFC
20 Jan 1915. Major George Hebden RALEIGH. 4 Squadron RFC
22 Jan 1918. 2nd Lieutenant Allan Adolphus VEALE. 19 Squadron RFC.
22 Jan 1919. Lieutenant Carrick Stewart PAUL. 1 Squadron AFC
23 Jan 1917. Lieutenant John HAY. 40 Squadron RFC
24 Jan 1918. Lieutenant Alan Wilson MOREY. 60 Squadron RFC
25 Jan 1919. Private Francis Gordon DAVIS. 1 Wing AFC
26 Jan 1918. Lieutenant John Riggall BLAIR. 3 Squadron AFC
26 Jan 1918. 2nd Lieutenant Clarence DONAHAY. 3 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.