JOHN A. FLETCHER, LCDR, USN
John Fletcher '11
Date of birth: November 24, 1889
Date of death: March 7, 1923
From the 1911 Lucky Bag:
John was lost on March 7, 1923 when he fell 80 feet through an open hatchway of the collier Orion. He was the ship's executive officer.
John is buried in the Naval Academy Cemetery.
John's father, William B. Fletcher, Sr., was a 1882 graduate and commanded U.S. Naval forces in Brest, France, during World War I.
Paul's son—John's nephew— John Asserson Fletcher, III '48 was lost in a plane crash in 1953.