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Who was Hudson Fysh

WHO WAS HUDSON FYSH? by Museum Curator Tom Harwood If there’s one name which tends to be seen as synonymous with the early days of QANTAS, it’s Hudson Fysh, but how much more do you know than that? Let’s find out. Wilmot Hudson Fysh was born, the eldest of four children of Frederick Wilmot Fysh […]

100th Anniversary for the recommendations of the DFC to McGinness and Fysh

This week marks the 100th anniversary of the recommendations which led to the awarding of the Distinguished Flying Cross to two of the founders of Qantas, Hudson Fysh and Paul McGinness. Lt. Paul McGinness and his then most-regular Observer, Lt. Howard Fletcher were on patrol with Lts George Peters and James Traill on August 24th […]