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Henry Edward WHEELER

Regimental number1193
Place of birthWalworth, London, England
SchoolMina Road, Walworth, London, England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John F Wheeler, 10 Chatham Street, Walworth, London, England
Previous military serviceServed with the London Territorials and Home Defence.
Enlistment date7 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death28
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave 12), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Polly WHEELER.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1195 Corporal Arthur Walter WHEELER, 11th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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