in The Oxford Companion to Australian History
January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 265 words.
in 1930 made the first England–Australia flight by a woman. She was born at Hull, England, and
Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — Australasian and Pacific History.
British aviator who, in 1930, made a celebrated solo flight from Britain to Australia. In recognition of this achievement she was made a CBE.
The daughter of a...