1930       Born Bombay, India

1936        Sailed to South Africa and lived in Johannesburg.

1945        Sailed to United States started school in Ohio.

1950        Enlisted United States Navy.

1953        Married, graduated from college and received commission in Navy.

1955        Completed flight training in the Navy.

1977        Retired from Naval active duty.

1994        Departed Naval service after 44 years.


Arriving in America



Flight Training


Comments from others:

Nick, I’m sure your early childhood wasn’t always a “bowl of cherries” but to grow up & experience the culture, outdoors & wildlife on the “Continent of Africa” must have been an experience of a lifetime, minimized only by the incredible Career as an adult. Why haven’t we gotten a copy of the biography yet?- Bruce Dunham