1908, English, Photograph edition: St Kilda Brass Band (Melbourne, Vic) in 1908 HistoryInPhotos

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St Kilda Brass Band (Melbourne, Vic)  in 1908
 
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  • 1908-01-01 00:00:00
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  • English

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  • St Kilda Brass Band (Melbourne, Vic) in 1908
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  • HistoryInPhotos
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  • 1908-01-01 00:00:00
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  • St Kilda Brass Band at the South Street Competition in Ballarat in 1908. Bandmaster - H. W. Towers The young man seated to the left of the drums was Herbert Stanley Hawker.A motor mechanic by trade he enlisted at Ripponlea as a private in the 5th Battalion 1stA.I.F in August 1914. He gained his commission on Jan 28th, 1916, became a Lieutenantin August 1916, and promoted Hon. Captain in France . He also won the MilitaryCross in France.His brother Harry Hawker is seated to the right of the drums. He went to Englandbefore 1914, became famous for his flying achievements and was the first person to winthe Air Force Cross. He attempted a crossing of the Atlantic but was forced down inthe sea. He died in 1921 while testing aircraft.With three others in 1920 he formed H.G. Hawker Engineering and so gave his name to the Hawker line of planes, including the Hawker Hurricane in WW2.adbonline.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090236b.htm
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public:jimdale
2016-03-08 14:39:47.0

http://www.harryhawker.com.au/

https://www.facebook.com/HarryGHawker/