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Willard Whitmore Isitt

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 31), Page: 17 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 31), Page: 17 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Willard Whitmore AWMM
  • Surname
    Isitt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12400 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 March 1894 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    L.M. Isitt (father), Colombo Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12400 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Bookseller/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Leonard M. and Agnes Isitt, of Christchurch, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Brother of Air Vice Marshal Leonard Monk ISITT who "became the first New Zealander to serve as the Chief of Air Staff of the Royal New Zealand Air Force, a post he [Leonard] held until 1946. At the close of World War II, [Leoard] Isitt was the New Zealand signatory to the Japanese Instrument of Surrender. After the war he [Leonard] worked as chairman of Tasman Empire Airways." Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - My own research and
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About death

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  • Death
    31 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Estaires Communal Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM III. J. 1. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Family memorial; Linwood Cemetery, Butterfield Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Personal visit
  • Memorial reference
    Block 36 Plot 179 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Christchurch City Council online cemeteries database; Father's plot information:



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04 September 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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