During the Third War, Uther was betrayed and murdered by his beloved pupil, Prince Arthas, while defending the urn carrying the ashes of Arthas' father, King Terenas.

Prior to becoming a Paladin, he was a knight and apprentice cleric. Lord Uther the Lightbringer, or Sire Uther Lightbringer, was the first paladin of the Knights of the Silver Hand who led his Order in battle against the Horde during the Third War.

Uther Lightbringer is a Atlantian born in Arnor the son of two other members of House Lightbringer thus making him a member of House Lighbringer. [Spoilers] Uther the Lightbringer So on the BfA Beta they apparently updated Uther's Tomb and his model.

He was given the name "Lightbringer" by General Turalyon. Uther became the first of the order, and the leader. Hero Parameters He continues to watch over us, even as the shadows close in around our ruined land. Lord Uther the Lightbringer is the first Paladin of the Silver Hand, and is a veteran of the Second War. "And I thank you, Uther the Lightbringer,” Turalyon replied, and he saw the older Paladin’s eyes widen at the new title. Uther the Lightbringer is a melee Healer hero from the Warcraft universe. Uther Lightbringer was an apprentice cleric to Archbishop Alonsus Faol during the First War, who created the Knights of the Silver Hand after the fall of Stormwind, which marked the start of the paladins.
During the Third War, Uther was betrayed and murdered by his beloved pupil, Prince Arthas, while defending the urn carrying the ashes of Arthas' father, King Terenas.

He is also Prince Arthas Menethil's tutor and superior as a Paladin.. Uther Lightbringer has one sibling in the form of Rendall Lightbringer of whom is the Lord of House Lightbringer and would lead the forces of House Lightbirnger. His light is the light of all humanity - and so long as we honor his example, it shall never fade. Now, the model still doesn't look like much (could be a placeholder still), but the tomb looks like it received the level of attention to suggest that it might play a role in BfA.

Lore []. Though he was betrayed by his most beloved student, we believe that his spirit lives on. Uther lived and died to defend the kingdom of Lordaeron. He became the first to lead the Knights of the Silver Hand forces in battle against the Horde during the Second war. Lord Uther the Lightbringer, or Sire Uther Lightbringer, was the first paladin of the Knights of the Silver Hand who led his Order in battle against the Horde during the Second War. Dispensing justice with the swing of his hammer, Uther is a bastion of truth and an unflinching symbol of the Alliance. The first paladin and founder of the Order of the Silver Hand, Uther is a faithful servant of the Light.