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Willard Whitmore IsittAge: 22 years18941916

Name
Willard Whitmore Isitt
Given names
Willard Whitmore
Surname
Isitt
Birth 1894 38 36

Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Scott Caverhill
17 April 1897 (Age 3 years)
Burial of a maternal grandfatherJohn Scott Caverhill
18 April 1897 (Age 3 years)
Cemetery: Block #28 Plot #173, Linwood Cemetery
Death of a maternal grandmotherHannah Rebecca Frances ‘Frances’ King
11 August 1897 (Age 3 years)
Burial of a maternal grandmotherHannah Rebecca Frances ‘Frances’ King
13 August 1897 (Age 3 years)
Cemetery: Block #28 Plot #173, Linwood Cemetery
Military
Rifleman - 12400 World War 1
between May 1916 and October 1916 (Age 22 years)

Agency: 6th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Note: EMBARKATION DETAILS: WW1 06 May 1916-21 June 1916 from Wellington, New Zealand to Suez, Egypt HMNZT 52 or HMNZT 53. Vessel was Mokoia
Death 31 October 1916 (Age 22 years)
Cause of death: Died of Wounds
Note: ISITT, Private Willard, killed in action, was the younger son of Mr L M Isitt, M.P. aged about 23 yrs of age. He was engaged in his father's bookselling business when he enlisted. Mr Isitt's only other son was wounded in the Somme battle and is progressing favourably in hospital in England
Burial 13 November 1916 (13 days after death)
Cemetery: Estaires Communal Cemetery
Memorial
Memorial
1917 (2 months after death)
Address: Linwood Cemetery, Butterfield Ave, Christchurch, New Zealand
Note: Inscription:

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father
mother
Marriage: 14 May 1881Woodhouse, New Plymouth, New Zealand
9 years
elder sister
6 years
himself
-3 years
elder brother

Military

EMBARKATION DETAILS: WW1 06 May 1916-21 June 1916 from Wellington, New Zealand to Suez, Egypt HMNZT 52 or HMNZT 53. Vessel was Mokoia

Death

ISITT, Private Willard, killed in action, was the younger son of Mr L M Isitt, M.P. aged about 23 yrs of age. He was engaged in his father's bookselling business when he enlisted. Mr Isitt's only other son was wounded in the Somme battle and is progressing favourably in hospital in England

Memorial

Inscription: Rifleman Willard Whitmore ISITT Aged 22 The younger son of Leonard Monk and Agnes ISITT He died of wounds on the Flanders Front, October 31st 1916, and is buried In the Communal cemetery, Estaires. He gladly gave his life for his country.