Brother Charles Smith
February 9th 1897 – November 8th 1935
Lodge Gascoyne, #62, Gascoyne. Austrilia
Australian aviator. In 1928, he earned global fame when he made the first trans-Pacific flight from the United States to Australia. He also made the first non-stop crossing of the Australian mainland, the first flights between Australia and New Zealand, and the first eastward Pacific crossing from Australia to the United States. He also made a flight from Australia to London, setting a new record of 10.5 days.