Horrie Miller (aviator)

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Horrie Miller
Horrie Miller.jpg
Born Horace Clive Miller
30 April 1893
Ballarat, Victoria
Died 1980 (aged 86–87)
Children Robin Miller
Miller and friends with DH 60 Gipsy moth VH-UJX. Miller is 2nd from left

Horace Clive "Horrie" Miller OBE (30 April 1893 – 1980) was a pioneering Australian aviator and co-founder of MacRobertson Miller Airlines (MMA).

He flew in the 1929 Western Australian Centenary Air Race, winning handicap honours.[1][2]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ H.C. Miller - Horrie Miller and the centenary air race of 1929. Sunday Independent (23 hours 31 minutes 58 seconds), 16 Dec. 1984, p. 18
  2. ^ Western Australian Aviators Hall of Fame

References[edit]

  • Access road to new International Airport to be named "Horrie Miller Drive" in honour of WA pioneer aviator The West Australian, 1 Dec. 1984, p. 40
  • Dunn, Frank, (1984) Speck in the sky : a history of Airlines of Western Australia Perth, W.A: Airlines of W.A ISBN 0-9590823-0-1
  • Lewis, Julie (1987) Interview with Dunbar Hooper, and Horrie Miller (reference to Woods, Jimmy, 1893-1975 and WA Airways ) Battye Library Oral History transcript
  • Miller, Horace Clive (Horrie) (1968 or 1976) Early birds : magnificent men of Australian aviation between the wars Adelaide : Rigby, Series Seal books ISBN 0-7270-0135-3
  • Court, Charles, Sir, (1995) Horace Clive Miller ("Horrie Miller"), 1893-1980 : from barnstorming joyrides to boardrooms / an address by Sir Charles Court in presenting the 1995 Sir Norman Brearley oration at W.A. Club, Perth, W.A. on 23 August 1995. Perth, W.A.: Civil Aviation Historical Society (W.A. Division), 1995.
  • National Archives of Australia World War I service records search, accessed 7 July 2007.
  • Mervyn W. Prime, 2011, "Horrie Miller", Aviation Australia, accessed 16 June 2011.

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