C. G. Wheeler
Service no. L/21895
Driver, Royal Field Artillery, “A” Bty. 162nd Bde.
Died of wounds on 4 April 1917, aged 24
CWGC: “Son of George Henry and Fannie Wheeler, of 35 Holland Street, Brixton, London.”
Remembered at Faubourg d’Amiens Cemetery, Arras, France
Information from the censuses
In 1911 Clarence George Wheeler, 18, was a grocer’s assistant. He lived with his parents, George Henry Wheeler, 46, a glass cutter from Sevenoaks, Kent, and Fanny Wheeler, 48, from Canterbury, Kent, in four rooms at 35 Holland Street (now Caldwell Street), Stockwell, as well as his four siblings: Albert Henry Wheeler, 15, a shop boy; Margaret Wheeler, 12; Hilda May Wheeler, 9, Edgar Ralph Wheeler, 4. An older sibling, Nina, who appears on the 1901 census, had died. Clarence was born in Stepney, east London, his siblings in Brixton.