James Albert WHEELER

4 December 1913–18 March 2008 (Age 94)
Netherton by Bewdley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James Albert

When James Albert WHEELER was born on 4 December 1913, in Netherton by Bewdley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Julias WHEELER, was 22 and his mother, Florence Alice Davies, was 22. He married Gladys HISCOX on 17 June 1939, in Netherton by Bewdley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 18 March 2008, in his hometown, at the age of 94.

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James Albert WHEELER
Marriage: 17 June 1939

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17 June 1939
Netherton by Bewdley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 1

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 26

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of wheels (for vehicles or for use in spinning or various other manufacturing processes), from an agent derivative of Middle English whele ‘wheel’. The name is particularly common on the Isle of Wight; on the mainland it is concentrated in the neighboring region of central southern England.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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