Harry Lambert Edward Dixon WHEELER OBE, MID*

WHEELER, Harry Lambert Edward Dixon

Service Number: N153354
Enlisted: 24 April 1916
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 34th Infantry Battalion
Born: Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia, 10 July 1889
Home Town: Newcastle, Hunter Region, New South Wales
Schooling: Hamilton Superior Public School and Maitland Boys’ High School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Solicitor
Died: Natural causes, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, 25 December 1982, aged 93 years
Cemetery: Newcastle Memorial Park, Beresfield, New South Wales
Cremated, E C Court F/7
Memorials: Maitland High School Roll of Honour, Mayfield Masonic Lodge St George 78, Merewether School of Arts Roll of Honour, Newcastle Surf Club Life Saving Brigade Honor Roll, Yeoval NSW Solicitors in WWI Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

24 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Captain, 34th Infantry Battalion
2 May 1916: Embarked Captain, 34th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Sydney
2 May 1916: Involvement Captain, 34th Infantry Battalion
12 Nov 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Major, 34th Infantry Battalion
28 Dec 1917: Honoured Mention in Dispatches
4 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Major, 34th Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux, GSW left knee (severe)
3 Jul 1919: Embarked AIF WW1, Major, 34th Infantry Battalion, HT Prinz Hubertus, England for return to Australia - disembarking Sydney 26 August 1919.
11 Jul 1919: Honoured Mention in Dispatches
14 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Major, 34th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

26 Feb 1942: Enlisted SN N153354, Camp Staff Officer (Newcastle)
10 Dec 1943: Discharged SN N153354, Lieutenant Colonel

Non Warlike Service

1 Jan 1961: Honoured Officer of the Order of the British Empire, For services to the community

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