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William Richard WHEELER

Regimental number2048
Place of birthMount Gambier South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Address11 Edward Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Clara Kate Wheeler, Corner Rundle and Young Streets, Kent Town, South Australia
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 April 1956
Age at death70
Place of burialWillaston Cemetery, Gawler, South Australia

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