Kenneth Russell Unger
American flying aceDied when: 80 years 262 days (968 months)
Star Sign: Aries
Lieutenant (later rear admiral) Kenneth Russell Unger was an American World War I flying ace credited with fourteen aerial victories.
His candidacy rejected by his own nation, Unger applied to the British Royal Flying Corps for military pilot training in June 1917.
Once trained, he was assigned to the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS).As the RNAS was merged into the Royal Air Force, Unger scored his aerial victories between 26 June and 1 November 1918.
In later life, Unger remained involved in aviation and served again during World War II.He also joined the U.S.
Navy Reserves, rising to the rank of rear admiral.