Memorial: M3041

Captain John Utber, d. 1665

Wall tablet at St Margaret’s Church, Lowestoft commemorating Captain John Utber RN 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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