Born at Royal Park, Sth Aust. Presbyterian. Enlisted 10 January 1916 age 18, clerk. Nok father, John Henry Wheeler, Keane St, Cottesloe Beach. Embarked at Fremantle 6 June 1916 per A29 Suevic. Wounded in France on 23 June 1917. Assigned to Ordinance Corp. Tidworth, England. RTA on 17 April 1920 and discharged 13 September 1920. Service medals: BWM and VM.