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Edwin Thomas WHEELER

Regimental number2620
Place of birthClue Bertes, England
SchoolWhitchurch Church School, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTraveller
Address'Sandgate', Leake Street, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Thomas Wheeler, Whitchurch Hill, Oxon, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 March 1918
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death28
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row C, Grave 28), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary WHEELER.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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