This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
John William Wheatley
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 5070/ES
- Rank: Engineman
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 49 Victoria Rd, Dundee
Davina Wallace Wheatley, 38 Cowgate, Tayport.
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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