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Full Name
Frank Henry George Whitton
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Frank Henry George
Surname
Whitton
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
11/398
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
Frank Whitton (father), Masterton, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Martinborough, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Orari or Arawa
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
776
Last Unit Served
Wellington Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Malta
Date of Death
29 August 1915
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
A. XII. 6.
Biographical Notes
Frank Whitton was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Whitton, of Masterton, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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