WILLETTS, Arthur Henry
(Service number 64725)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 15 May 1893 Place of Birth Otago

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Chemist
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs C. WILLETTS (mother), High Street, Waimate
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation
Unit, Squadron, or Ship
Date 13 November 1917
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 11 February 1972 Age 78 years
Place of Death Wellington
Memorial or Cemetery Karori Crematorium
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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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