Wheeler, Sheldon Harley, Maj

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major
Primary Unit
1917-1918, 5th Ferrying Group
Service Years
1910 - 1921
Major

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1889
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
New York City, NY
Last Address
Oahu, Hawaii

Date of Passing
Jul 13, 1921
 
Location of Interment
Lakeview Cemetery - Burlington, Vermont
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Military Association Memberships
In the Line of DutyAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2014, In the Line of Duty
  2016, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was killed in an air crash near the base which was named for him.
He was the namesake for Wheeler Field, later Wheeler AFB, now Wheeler Army Airfield, Oahu, HI.
 
   
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www.3rdattackgroup.org/8th-aero-squadron.php
http://hawaii.gov/hawaiiaviation/hawaii-airfields-airports/oahu-pre-world- 
   
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 Unit Assignments
US Army (USA)1st Aero Squadron8th Aero Squadron, Corps Observation
  1914-1915, US Army (USA)
  1915-1916, M 0273, 1st Aero Squadron
  1916-1917, US Army (USA)
  1917-1917, Air Service Command (ASC)
  1917-1917, Army Air Corps Radio Operator Technical School
  1917-1917, M 1065, 8th Aero Squadron, Corps Observation
  1917-1918, 5th Ferrying Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
University of VermontUnited States Military Academy
  1908-1910, University of Vermont
  1910-1914, United States Military Academy
 My Aircraft/Missiles
DH-4 Bomber  
  1919-1921, DH-4 Bomber
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