WHEELER George Charles
MORTON AND STONEBROOM CASUALTIES
Pvte G. C. Wheeler, Grenadier Guards , was killed in action on September 15th . Born at Morton on August 14th 1888, he worked at Morton ( no 6) Pit prior to enlisting in January 1915.he crossed to France in October 1915. He was a member of Morton Church Men’s Class and the Colliery Cricket and Football Clubs. On several occasions he kept goal for Tibshelf Club. Two of his brothers are in the Army. A. E. Wheeler being with the Sherwoods in France , and W. Wheeler being with the Canadians. A memorial service is to be held at Morton Church.
Derbyshire Times : 7th October 1916 p4