Captain Charles Palliser Wheeler

Regiment: 1st Royal Berks Regiment
Date published: 26/11/1915
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 26/09/1915
Age at death: 26
Cemetery: Vieille Chapelle New Military Cemetery, Lacouture, Pas de Calais, France
Plot: II. A. 5.
Information: Captain Charles Palliser Wheeler, 1st Royal Berks Regiment, was the only son of Colonel and Mrs. Wheeler, The Rocks, Kilkenny, and nephew to the late Sir Chas. D. Wheeler Cuffe, Bart., Co. Kilkenny. He was educated at Haileybury and Sandhurst, obtained his commission in the 1st Royal Berks in 1910, and became Captain in May, 1915. He was in the retreat from Mons, was wounded in the battle of the Aisne, and was killed instantaneously by a burst of shrapnel on the morning of September 26th last.