George William WHEELER

Regimental number2894
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
SchoolBundoora State School, Victoria
OccupationSilvers assistant
Address61 Gooch Street, Thornbury, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, G Wheeler, 61 Gooch Street, Thornbury, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, 1918 France
Age at death21
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row B, Grave 3), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George William and Elizabeth WHEELER.