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422923
  • Title
    Sir Hudson Fysh papers, ca.1817-1974
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 2413 (K 21804-K 21868, KV 3057-KV 3060)
    MLMSS 2413 ADD-ON 490
    MLMSS 2413 ADD-ON 736
    MLMSS 2413 ADD-ON 1575
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1817-1974
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422923
  • Physical Description
    65 cartons, 4 outsize items
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Sir Hudson Fysh of St Leonards, Tasmania was a founder of Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Ltd (QANTAS), 1920. He was a woolclasser aged 19 when he enlisted with the A.I.F., 26 Aug. 1914 and embarked from Hobart on board Transport A2 Geelong, 20 Oct. 1914. He served with the 3rd Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron in Gallipoli, was seconded to the 67th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, 6 July 1917 and appointed Flying Officer Observer 4 Dec. 1917. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, 2 Oct. 1918 and returned to Australia on HT Port Sydney, 5 March 1919
  • Scope and Content
    Include papers, ca. 1922-1966 in files with a detailed list compiled by Sir Hudson Fysh; correspondence 1912-1974, diaries and personal items, 1917-1973, speeches and articles, etc. ca. 1817-1974; manuscripts of published works and records of Qantas and associated companies, 1920-1927

    Include additonal consignments:
    MLMSS 2413 ADD-ON 490
    MLMSS 2413 ADD-ON 736
    MLMSS 2413 ADD-ON 1575
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve. - Outsize items KV 3057-KV 3060 are held onsite|
  • Finding Aids
    Contents list available in the Mitchell Library Reading Room -
  • General note

    This collection includes pictorial material at Pic.Acc.2624, Pic.Acc. 3253 and Pic.Acc.3590

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
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