ROGER V. PARLETT, JR., LCDR, USN
Roger Parlett, Jr. '40
Date of birth: September 5, 1917
Date of death: May 5, 1948
From the 1940 Lucky Bag:
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.