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Milroy James WHEELER

Regimental number5427
Place of birthEulo, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressEulo, Western Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.8
Height5' 9"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Ethel James Pratt, Eulo, Western Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kenilworth Castle', 12 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left hand), Brisbane, 10 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHEELER Milroy James

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