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John Edward WHEELER

Regimental number4552
Place of birthAuburn, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressStation Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, T Wheeler, Woodford P O, Woodford, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death25
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth Esher WHEELER.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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