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William Edward McArdle (1875-1935)
1875 Born in India
served in the Merchant Navy
1901 William McArdle 26, motor driver, lived in Bournemouth with Holly McArdle 25, Raymond McArdle 2, Ropton McArdle 1
Was in the motor business in Bournemouth and sold this in 1909 to concentrate on flying
The school was very busy initially and had a good number of aspiring pilots. By late May 1910 the school had seven aircraft - this figure rose to ten by September.
1911 Mr and Mrs McArdle were away from home in Bournemouth at the time of the census; their 5 children remained in Bournemouth with 3 servants
1935 Died in Bournemouth