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Errol Ray WHEELDON

Regimental number7841
Place of birthFrederickton, New South Wales
SchoolGreenwood State School,
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressCooroy, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, E N Wheeldon, Cooroy, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 July 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death20.10
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave 4), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
78
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest Norton and Mary Sophia WHEELDON.
Family/military connectionsCousin: Cuthbert W.D. Wheeldon, 45th Battalion No. 2256, killed on 19th August 1918, in Harbonnieres, 1918 France. Cousin: Sergeant Alston L. Wheeldon, killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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