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Fysh, Wilmot Hudson (Hudson) (1895 - 1974)

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Born: 7 January 1895  Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.  Died: 6 April 1974  Paddington, New South Wales, Australia.
(Sir) Wilmot Hudson (Hudson) Fysh and Pat McGinness were commissioned by the Australian government in 1919 to survey the Longreach (Queensland)-Darwin section of the route for the government's 10,000 prize contest for a flight from England to Australia. In 1920 Fysh and McGinness were two of the four founders of Qantas (Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Ltd).
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