William Arlo Wheeler
Born 1932 Private, U.S. Army
Service Number 16295770
Killed in Action
Died September 1, 1950 in Korea Private Wheeler was a member of Company H, 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 1, 1950. His remains were not recovered. Private Wheeler was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Source: Korean War Honor Roll, American Battle Monuments Commission