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Hector WHEELER

Regimental number2249
Place of birthRochester Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChemists assistant
AddressGeorge Street, Warragul, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, H S Wheeler, George Street, Warragul, Victoria
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 October 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 8071 Driver Norman Ralph, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919; 1038 Sergeant Francis Henry Colombo WHEELER, 17th Bn, killed in action, 9 October 1917.

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