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Sapper


David Henry

WHEELER


(nickname)

(Photo)

Born:

8 January 1923 Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales

 

Service No.

14537569

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

Ringway Parachute Training Course 76.

Family Notes:

Son  of Edward Alexander Wheeler (1884-1946 )
an Engine driver on the Great Western Railway.
and Maud  Morgan (1884-1962 )
m.1906 Newport Monmouthshire

Brother of
Phyllis Annie M Wheeler (1907- )
Edward Wheeler (1911-1988 )
Doris Wheeler (1913- )
Frank Wheeler (19 Jan 1916- )
Mildred I Wheeler (1920- )
George Langley Wheeler (1925-2002 )
Leonard Alexander Wheeler (1929-2003 )

Civilian Occupation:

./. 

Married:

./. 

Died:

6  Jun 1944 aged 21.He was executed while held captive as a prisoner of war at Chateau de Grangues

Burial:

His  body was interred at Chateau de Grangues, then later reinterred in 1945 at Ranville  War Cemetery plot 3, row E grave 2. after a war crimes investigation.

Cemetery / Memorial:

Named on the Grangues memorial stone at L'Eglise de Notre Dame et de Saint Roch, Grangues, Calvados 

Links:

Chateau  de Grangues Inquiry Index (Click)  

Misc:

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