John William Wheatley

Military Information

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  • Service no: 5070/ES
  • Rank: Engineman
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  • Regiment/Service: H.M.S. Gunner
  • Unit/Ship: Royal Naval Reserve
  • Place of Death: Granton Naval Hospital, Edinburgh
  • Age at Death: 33
  • Date of Death: 20.12.1918
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Tayport Cemetery, Fife
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: G.207.

Personal Information

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  • Address: 49 Victoria Rd, Dundee
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  • Spouse:

    Davina Wallace Wheatley, 38 Cowgate, Tayport.

  • Children:

    John, born 13.09.1909, Jane, born 21.02.1911 & David, born 09.07.1918

More about John William Wheatley

C.W.G.C. website as having served at H.M.S. “Gunner” which was a Naval Base, prior to his death, while the original Dundee Roll of Honour have him listed as serving on H.M.S. “Pelogos”.

John William Wheatley   5070/ES   Royal Navy Reserve

WHEATLEY—In loving memory of my dear husband John William Wheatley, who died at Granton Naval Hospital on 20th December, 1918. – Inserted by his wife and family.

Dundee People’s Journal 20th December 1919

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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