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Lieutenant J.J. Hammond, the Feilding-born aviation pioneer, shown with the Britannia aircraft with which he made historic flights over Auckland in the early years of this century. The 57th anniversary of the first cross-country flight in Australia, from Altona, near Melbourne, to Geelong, made by Mr Hammond, will be celebrated by the Founders' Society in Wellington tomorrow night. Major J.J. Hammond who was born in Feilding in 1886, was killed in a flying accident in the United States, where he was engaged as a flying instructor, on September 23, 1918.

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