WBro. Sir Frederick Rudolph William Scherger KBE, CB, DSO, AFC
Sir Frederick Rudolph William Scherger KBE, CB, DSO, AFC (1904-1984)
Australia's highest known Military ranking Freemason. He served as Chief of the Air Staff, the RAAF's highest-ranking position (1957 – 1961) and as Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee (1961 -1966), forerunner of the role of Australia's Chief of the Defense Force. He was the first RAAF officer to hold the rank of Air Chief Marshal.
Initiated in the Adastral Lodge No 397 UGLV, he later went on to become its Worshipful Master in 1939. Sir Fred joined the Lodge of the Golden Fleece in 1950 where he was an active, respected and admired member until his death in 1984.