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Regimental number7333
Place of birthGoolwa, South Australia
SchoolCaulfield State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGlen Waverley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinBrother, S Wheelwright, Glen Waverley Post Office, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed on-board the "Ballarat" when she was torpedoed in the English Channel. Served in Volunteer Cadet Corps, Victoria.
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Annie Jane WHEELWRIGHT.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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