Private Herman V Wheeler

Name Herman V Wheeler
Rank Private
Army Serial # 35878641
State Ohio
Date of death 1944-07-20
Plot, Row, Grave C, 15, 14
Cemetery Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Google Maps
Role MOS 745 Rifleman
Unit A Company, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Purple Heart
Remarks According to the memoirs of Frank Monan, Co. A 331st, Pvt. Herman V Wheeler was a member of Company A. The 331st Casualty Report (page 3, #114) for 1944 lists Pvt. Wheeler as member of A Co

The morning report confirms this. Private Wheeler was a member of A Company. The morning report for July 16, 1944 on page 30 and 31 list him joining the unit from the 86th Replacement Battalion. Page 54, for July 25, 1944 lists him as missing in action on July 20, 1944. The morning report for August 24, 1944 on page 44 lists his status changed to killed in action. The pages can be seen below.
Documents - MR A Co 07-1944 page 30
- MR A Co 07-1944 page 31
- MR A Co 07-1944 page 54
- MR A Co 08-1944 page 44
Grave Soldier
Herman V Wheeler (35878641) Herman V Wheeler (35878641)

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