Private First Class John H. Underwood was born on January 21, 1919 in Tennessee. He enlisted in the US Army on November 12, 1942 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
He was killed in action on October 25, 1944 at Leyte Province, Philippines
He is buried at Buffalo Grove Cemetery in Jefferson City, Tennessee.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 21 January 1919
- Date of death: 25 October 1944
- County: Jefferson
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Theater: Pacific
- Conflict: World War II
- Burial/Memorial Location: Buffalo Grove Cemetery, Jefferson City, Jefferson County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Bottom Panel
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