TERRY L. WATKINS, CDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Terry Watkins '34

Date of birth: March 16, 1911

Date of death: May 9, 1948

Age: 37

Lucky Bag

From the 1934 Lucky Bag:


Shipmate

From the February 1949 issue of Shipmate:

TERRY LYNN WATKINS, (Cdr. USN- Deceased). We extend our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Cdr. Watkins who was killed in a plane crash on 9 May 1948 between Pueito Rico and Key West, Fla.

As an Ensign he became naval aviator #5281 on July 16, 1937.

He was married and had four children. He has a memory marker in Texas.

Memorial Hall Error

Terry was "Sr."; this is omitted from his name in Memorial Hall.


Class of 1934

Terry is one of 41 members of the Class of 1934 in Memorial Hall.