Roger Morton Netherland

Vietnam War
UnitAttack Squadron 94
RankCaptain U.S. Navy
Entered Service FromBeaver Pennsylvania
Date of DeathMay 10 1967
Courts of the Missing
Captain Netherland was a member of Attack Squadron 94, Carrier Air Wing 5 aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS HANCOCK (CVA-19). On May 10, 1967, he was the pilot of a Douglas Attack Aircraft Skyhawk (A-4C) on a mission about 10 miles south of Haiphong, North Vietnam when his aircraft was shot down. His remains were recovered on September 12, 1989 and identified on June 1, 2000. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.
rosetta medal
When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.