|Birth Day||July 24, 1895|
|Birth Place||New Zealand|
|Age||124 YEARS OLD|
After graduating from Indiana's Valparaiso University, he joined in the World War I effort as a pilot with the British Royal Flying Corps.
He spent several months in a World War I prisoner-of-war camp after his plane was shot down by German troops.
He grew up in Wellington, New Zealand. After living in the United States for a time, he settled in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
He and Gabriel Voisin were both World War I-era aviation pioneers.