Wall tablet at St Margaret’s Church, Lowestoft commemorating Captain John Utber RN d. 1665
St Margaret's Church, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England
'Neer this place / Lyeth the body of Captaine John Utber Commander of / His Majesties Fregat the / Guernsey in wch Valiently / fighting in the Defence of His / King & Country Against / the Dutch & Dane at Bergen /in Norway. He was unfortun / ately slayne the 2 Augusti / 1665 Aetatis Suae 22 / He was the sonne of Rear Admiral / Riche Utber of this towne of Lestoft'
Vessel: HMS Guernsey
1665-1667 Second Anglo-Dutch War
Date of Death: 2/8/1665
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Commander RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Bibliography: Hugh D.W. Lees 'Chronicles of a Suffolk Parish Church: Lowestoft St Margaret' (Lowestoft, 1949).