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CPT John P. “Jack” Utinsky

CPT John P. “Jack” Utinsky

Birth
West Virginia, USA
Death 6 Aug 1942 (aged 45)
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Memorial ID 56771803 · View Source
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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 in 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" but died of starvation in August of 1942,at the Cabanatuan POW Camp, Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija Province, Philippines despite his wife's valiant efforts to locate him and assist him.


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  • Maintained by: Tim Brown
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56771803
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPT John P. “Jack” Utinsky (10 Mar 1897–6 Aug 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56771803, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Tim Brown (contributor 46894784) .