We remember George Godfrey Massy Wheeler

We remember George Godfrey Massy Wheeler

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Timeline

Timeline

1858
sibling Margaret Massy Wheeler Source:7730391 1858
1859
sibling Alicia Frances Massy Wheeler Source:7730391 1859
1861
sibling Hugh Massy Wheeler Source:7730391 1861
1868
sibling Mitian Wheeler Source:7730388 1868
1873
birth India Source:7730386 31st January 1873
1876
sibling Rebecca E.m. Wheeler Source:7730388 1876
1886
education A posthumous portrait of him is located in the corridor adjacent to School Entrance Foyer Bedford Modern School Bedfordshire United Kingdom Source:7730365 1886 - 1891
1891
dates Age 18 Source:7730388 April 1891
1891
location 34 Linden Road,Bedford,Bedfordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:7730388 April 1891
1894
service British Army 2nd Lieutenant Wiltshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7730382 1894
1895
service British Army Lieutenant Wiltshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7730382 1895
1900
marriage Nellie Maud Purcell Source:8999366 24th March 1900
1915
dates Age 42 Source:7730246 13th April 1915
1915
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8999341 31st August 1915
service Indian Army Major 7th Hariana Lancers Source:9277666
marriage N. Source:7730246
events Headstone Inscription Headstone Inscription NOK given as wife Mrs N. Massy Wheeler of 5 Gwyder Mansions,Hove,Sussex Source:7730246
1915
death Killed in Action Buried at Basra The Mound, Shaiba Iraq Source:7730246 Source:9277665 Source:8999341 13th April 1915
burial Basra War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Basra Iraq I I I. C. 22. Basrah Panel No.45 Source:7730246

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Godfrey Massy
Initials GGM
Last Name Wheeler
Source 8531610
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
34 Linden Road,Bedford,Bedfordshire United Kingdom parents address known April 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Wiltshire Regiment 1st Battalion 2nd Lieutenant
British Army Wiltshire Regiment 1st Battalion Lieutenant
Indian Army 7th Hariana Lancers Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Alicia mother
George Wheeler father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mitian Wheeler sister 1868
Rebecca E.m. Wheeler sister 1876
Margaret Massy Wheeler sister 1858
Alicia Frances Massy Wheeler sister 1859
Hugh Massy Wheeler brother 1861
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
N. wife
Nellie Maud Purcell wife 24th March 1900

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army, Bond of Sacrifice: Officers Died in the Great War 1914-1916 Transcription Guy74824
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Guy74824
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Guy74824
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Guy74824
Medal Index Cards Transcription Guy74824
Medal Index Cards Transcription Guy74824

External Evidence

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Jean45090
Bedfordshire,Bedford Modern School Memorials Roll of Honour Jean45090
England and Wales Marriage Registration Index 1837-2008 Jean45090
1894-95 Aldershot photos of group of officers including GGM Wheeler Jean45090
India,Births and Baptisms 1786-1947 Jean45090
1891 England Census Transcription Jean45090
India,Births and Baptisms 1786-1947 Jean45090
Missing Victoria Cross awarded to British Army Major killed in action found in Brighton museum Jean45090
Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321
The London Gazette Carainn6989
Ancestry Carainn6989

Multimedia

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Bedford Modern School Great War Memorial Alexander119331
Portrait of Major G Wheeler VC Alexander119331
OBMs Serving in the Forces 1914-15 Alexander119331
Major George Godfrey Massy Wheeler James201

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We remember George Godfrey Massy Wheeler