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William Henry WHEELER

Regimental number802
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressWyalong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs E H Wheeler, Queensland Hotel, Wyalong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed with Cadets.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name2nd Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death10 August 1915
Age at death21
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Row C, Grave 145), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
35
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ellen Kate WHEELER
Family/military connectionsBrother: 59609 Gunner Jack Ernest WHEELER, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal