1919-1986, English, Unpublished edition: Album of Walter (Wally) Shiers memorabilia relating to the 1919 Ross Smith flight [manuscript]. Shiers, Walter Henry col.

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Physical Description
  • 4 cm.
Published
  • 1919-1986.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Album of Walter (Wally) Shiers memorabilia relating to the 1919 Ross Smith flight.
Creator
  • Shiers, Walter Henry col.
Published
  • 1919-1986.
Medium
  • [manuscript]
Physical Description
  • 4 cm.
Subjects
Time Period
  • 1919
Summary
  • Photographs, letters, certificates and first day covers related to the flight.
Biography
  • The Ross Smith Flight was the first successful Great Britain to Australia flight completed by Australians and earned the pilots Ross Smith, Keith Smith, and mechanics J.M. Bennett and Wally Shiers the prize of 10,000 pounds. They departed from Hounslow aerodrome on the 12th of November 1919 in their Vickers Vimy Bomber and landed on the 10th of December in Darwin.
Notes
  • Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 8627.
Access Conditions
  • Available for reference. Not for loan.
Language
  • English
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