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Alston Lyle WHEELDON

Regimental number501
Place of birthRichmond River, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressOakey, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William James Wheeldon, Oakey, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 April 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death25
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave 7), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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