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George Counsellor Willetts

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  • Service number
    6/737 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Counsellor AWMM
  • Surname
    Willetts AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6/737 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Hokitika, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    George Willetts (father), Hokitika, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 Oct 1914 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6/737 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 16 October 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 4 or HMNZT 11 AWMM
    Vessel was Tahiti or Athenic AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM
    Main Body AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    25 AWMM
  • Date of death
    31 May 1915 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Death notes
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
  • Grave reference
    III. C. 9. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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  • It is an honour to be related to someone who gave their life for us to live the life that we do now. You are remembered now, and we will endeavour to ensure that you will continue to be remembered by the generations to come.
    Public - Carolyn - Other Relative - 19 April 2015

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
04 July 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
27 May 2015lorraine Auckland New ZealandOther Relative
19 April 2015CarolynNew ZealandOther Relative