West Virginia, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 6, 1942|
Captain John "Jack" Utinsky was from Virginia. He was married to Margaret Utinsky one of the famous "angels" of the infamous Japanese prison camps in the Philippines who did their best to assist POWs despite great odds and hardships. John Utinsky was an engineer and served as a captain in World War One. He then took a civilian job with the Army as an engineer in the Philippines. He married Margaret Utinsky is 1934. He assisted in the building of the Malinta tunnel on Corregidor. When war broke out he was returned to active duty and saw action on the Bataan peninsula. He survived the "Death March" only to die of starvation in August of 1942, despite his wife's valiant efforts to find him and assist him.
Margaret Elizabeth Doolin Utinsky (1900 - 1970)
Note: Entered the service from Illinois.
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
National Capital Region, Philippines
Maintained by: Tim Brown
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56771803