John Willits

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John Willits ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Lieutenant-Commander, R.N.R. Willits was appointed in command of the destroyer Nith on 11 October, 1918.[1]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William H. Patchen
Captain of H.M. T.B. 86
4 May, 1915[2]
Succeeded by
Leon S. Acheson
Preceded by
Frederick R. M. Johnson
Captain of H.M.S. Fawn
1 Aug, 1916[3]
Succeeded by
Francis Miners
Preceded by
Gerald L. Parnell
Captain of H.M.S. Nith
11 Oct, 1918[4]
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Louis H. K. Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Viking
3 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 853.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401.
  3. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393t.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 853.