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Full Name
George Counsellor Willetts
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
George Counsellor
Surname
Willetts
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
6/737
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
George Willetts (father), Hokitika, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Hokitika, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tahiti or Athenic
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
780
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
31 May 1915
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey
Grave Reference
III. C. 9.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
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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