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William Arthur Wheeler

Featherston Cemetery Memorial, detail of names - No known copyright restrictions

Featherston Cemetery Memorial, detail of names - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Wheeler AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/1258 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    BelfastNorthern Ireland Wright St-Clair
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Ohakune, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Dr T.K. Wheeler (brother), Malone Road, Belfast, Ireland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/1258 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 25 September 1915 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of misadventure AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5 feet 9 inches AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      150lbs AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWI AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWI AWMM
      Blue AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 December 1918 Pat Clarkson Research
    Te ArohaWaikato Pat Clarkson Research
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Featherston Cemetery Memorial, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM

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  • Captain Wheeler is commemorated by a stained glass window, made by the noted Irish glass artist Wilhelmina Geddes, in the Church of St John in Malone, Belfast. I'm currently unsure what his connection is to Malone - research continues
    Public - Stuart - Researcher - 8 January 2016

Sources

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01 March 2016StuartKerikeri, NZResearcher
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