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Thomas Edward WHEELER

Regimental number3656
Place of birthBethungra New South Wales
OccupationHat blocker
AddressPetersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Robert Wheeler, State Hospital, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Previous military service31st Infantry
Enlistment date23 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3656A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5943 Pte Alexander Christian WHEELER, 20th Bn, killed in action, 31 October 1917; 3657 Pte Arthur Daniel WHEELER, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 14 January 1919; 58867 Pte Charles William WHEELER, 34th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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