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Percival John WHEELER

Regimental number20807
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressPO, Nambucca Heads, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5.5"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Wheeler, Seymour Street, Croydon, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Senior Cadets, Ashfield.
Enlistment date9 April 1917
Place of enlistmentMacksville, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 1, Reinforcement 34
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date13 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Frankfurt', 1 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 13 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 March 1955
Age at death56
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery (Wall 7, Niche 40), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHEELER Percival John

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