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).