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William Henry WHEELER

Regimental number3702
Place of birthAlbury, New South Wales
SchoolBethanga State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBathanga, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W J Wheeler, Bethanga, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 18 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21.1
Place of burialRue-David Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave 40), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William James and Emma WHEELER.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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