Oakley Gelson was an Australian member of Starfleet. (Star Trek: Eagle)
Gelson and two of his friends joined Starfleet together, but tragedy struck when one of his friends was killed during an academy training exercise. During his time in the academy, he was also on a training mission aboard the old J-class training vessel, the USS Daedalus. Gelson was one of the cadets rescued by Christopher Pike after the baffle plate ruptured during the battle with the Planet killer.
Following graduation, he served shortly on the USS Hood. The first ship he served on as a bridge officer was the USS Eagle, commanded by Captain Zach Banner. He held the rank of ensign and was the ship’s navigator.