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Regimental number1555
Place of birthWarragul Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Ernest Wheeler, 215 Mandurah Road, South Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date15 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2060 Pte Herbert WHEELER, 16th B, killed in action, 8 August 1915; 2059 Pte Harold WHEELER, 16th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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