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Sapper


David Henry

WHEELER


(nickname)

(Photo)

Born:

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 and Maud  Morgan [m.1906 Newport Monmouthshire].

 

Civilian Occupation:

./. 

Married:

./. 

Died:

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

Burial:

His  body was interred at Château 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'église de Notre Dame et de Saint Roch, Grangues, Calvados 

Links:

Château  de Grangues Inquiry Index (Click)  

Misc:

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