WILLETTS, Arthur Henry
(Service number 64725)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank|
|Date||15 May 1893||Place of Birth||Otago|
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|Next of Kin||Mrs C. WILLETTS (mother), High Street, Waimate|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||13 November 1917|
|Embarked From||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||11 February 1972||Age||78 years|
|Place of Death||Wellington|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Karori Crematorium|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Arthur Henry Willetts was the second son of Charles Obed and Christina Clark (née Cottrell) Willetts. He was educated at Papakaio and Oamaru schools. Arthur married Una Gwendoline Benson in 1921 at Wellington. His brothers, Albert John Willetts and Edwin Percy Willetts, both served in World War I.
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