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John WHEELER

Regimental number5108
Place of birthHelensburgh, New South Wales
SchoolHelensburgh Catholic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
Address17 Batty Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Wheeler, 17 Batty Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave 175), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
127
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Grace WHEELER.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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