Probably More Newspaper Space Has Been Given to Mrs Vernon Castle -- September 13, 2017
Moving Picture World, 08-September-1917
Irene Castle had become famous, with her husband Vernon, as a ballroom
dancer. He left the act in early 1916 to return to his native Britain,
where he joined the Royal Flying Corps. He was a successful pilot,
earning the Croix de Guerre. He was sent to Canada and then the United States to train new pilots. He died in a flying accident in 1918.