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On 11 November 1918 at 11am, the guns on the Western Front fell silent after more than four years of continuous warfare. 

Every year, upon the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month,  a minute's silence is dedicated to those who served & died fighting to protect the nation. 

To honour these stories, we have highlighted a small selection of Hall of Fame inductees who served. To explore more, visit The Hall Of Fame. 

The conflict had mobilised over 70 million people, left between 9 and 13 million dead.

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Raymond Parer afc

Prior to his life-changing journey in 1920, Raymond Parer served in the Royal Air Force as a test and ferry pilot during the latter stages of the First World War.

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John McIntosh AFC

First joining the Australian Imperial Force, John McIntosh served at Gallipoli in 1915 as one of our original First World War Anzacs. Years before his journey alongside Parer, he transferred to the Australian Flying Corps in 1918. 

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Edgar Johnston DFC

Beginning his career in aviation, Captain Edgar Charles Johnston was a decorated pilot in the First World War. 

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SIR RICHARD WILLIAMS

Sir Richard Williams' distinguished  military aviation career spanned WWI, WWII and the years in-between.

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basil south brown

In WWII, Brown first begun flying. His time in aviation while serving led him to continue flying following the war.

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SIR PATRICK GORDON TAYLOR

In 1916 Taylor was commissioned in the Royal Flying Corps. He was awarded the Military Cross for bravery in July 1917, after completing more than forty offensive patrols.

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