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Cuthbert William Debenham WHEELDON

Regimental number2256
Place of birthFrederickton, New South Wales
SchoolCladstone Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGladstone, Macleay River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Henry Thos Wheeldon, Gladstone, Macleay River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Cuthbert William
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death24.5
Place of burialFouquescourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Thomas and Emily Elizabeth WHEELDON.
Family/military connectionsCousin: Private Errol Ray Wheeldon, killed in action. Cousin: Sergeant Alston L. Wheeldon, killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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