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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
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: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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