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Lot No. 729

Auction No. 30
Category Australian Aviation Heritage
Est. $180
Status SOLD $420



Sir Keith Smith formal portrait photo in RAF uniform. Signed by him across shoulder & in original contemporary wood frame. VG cond. Keith Smith was the only member of the Smith crew not to serve with No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, during WWI. After being rejected for service on medical grounds in Adelaide, he paid his own way to London & signed up with the RFC serving out the final year of the war as an aviation instructor in the skies over England.


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