WHEELER, Kenneth E

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WHEELER, Kenneth E

Servicenumber: 31415645

 

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Age: 22
Born: 19 January 1922, Rhose Island
Hometown: Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Family: Lloyd Wheeler (father)
Isabell Wheeler (mother)
Lloyd Wheeler Jr. (brother)
Rank: Private First Class
Function: Not available
Regiment: 10th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division - Transport: 5th Infantry Division
Company Squadron: Not available
Unit - Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 17 September 1944
Status: KIA
Place of death: In the vicinity of Arnaville, France
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot C, Row 10, Grave 82
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Lorraine
Biography: -
Other information: Pfc Kenneth E. Wheeler enlisted in Springfield, Massachusetts on 19 October 1943.

He attended 3 years of High School and worked as a machinist before he enlisted.

Source of information: Leo Minne, www.abmc.gov, www.archives.gov – WWII Enlistment Record, www.ancestry.com - 1940 Census / U.S. Headstone and Interment Record for U.S. Military Cemeteries on Foreighn Soil 1942-1949 / U.S Social Security Death Index, A footsoldier for Patton / Michael C. Bilder James G. Bilder, The 5th Infantry division in the ETO, http://www.joedemadio.com/5th-infantry-division/
Photo source: -

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