ROGER V. PARLETT, JR., LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Roger Parlett, Jr. '40

Date of birth: September 5, 1917

Date of death: May 5, 1948

Age: 30

Lucky Bag

From the 1940 Lucky Bag:


Loss

From the July 1948 issue of Shipmate:

ROGER V. PARLETT, JR., '40, (Lt. Cdr., USN). Died in a fighter plane crash in the Atlantic Ocean on 5 May 1948.

He was the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. David O. Parlett of Annapolis, a son of the late Dr. Roger V. Parlett, Sr., and a nephew of Mrs. Thomas J. Linrhicum of Annapolis, and Morgan O. Parlett, of Eastport.

Lt. Cdr. Parlett was the assistant projects officer at the Chincoteague Naval Aviation Ordnance Test Station. He crashed 30 miles southeast of Chincoteague.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Katheryn Johnson Parlett, two sons, and his mother, Mrs. Frances H. Parlett, of Tucson, Ariz.

He has one a memory marker in Arlington National Cemetery and another in Arizona.


Class of 1940

Roger is one of 91 members of the Class of 1940 in Memorial Hall.