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Regimental number1925
Place of birthEngland
OccupationSleeper hewer
AddressJarnadup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas Wheeler, Jarnadup, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
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  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Martha Ann WHEELER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 August 1942
Age at death48
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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