Rank: Private First Class
Unit: 309th Engineers, 44th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 11th Cavalry Group (Mecz)
Entered service: 24-Aug-1942
Enlisted: Charlottesville, Virginia
Enlisted by: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Date of birth: 3-Aug-1915
Hometown: Madison County, Virginia
Marital status: Single, with dependents. Parents: Wayman Lester Utz and Katherine Elize [Jenkins] Utz
Campaign: World War II
Date of casualty: 6-Apr-1945
Age at death: 29
Cause of death: Killed in action.
Location of fatality: Minden, Germany
Place of interment: Etlan Cemetery, Etlan, Virginia, USA
Originally buried in the United States Military Cemetery, Margraten, Holland. Repatriated January 1949.