Memorial: M3041

Captain John Utber, d. 1665
Captain John Utber, d. 1665

Location

St Margaret's Church, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England

Transcript

'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'

Details

Type: Wall tablet
Vessel: HMS Guernsey

Event

Bergen 1665

Event Category

1665-1667 Second Anglo-Dutch War

People

Utber, John
Age: 22
Date of Death: 2/8/1665
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Commander RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: DOSSIER.
Bibliography: Hugh D.W. Lees 'Chronicles of a Suffolk Parish Church: Lowestoft St Margaret' (Lowestoft, 1949).

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