Airborne Engineers Association

Roll of Honour



David Henry Wheeler


On the night of 5th/6th June 1944 a Stirling Paratroop aircraft carrying men of the Royal Engineers, crashed near the village of Grangues in Normandy. Four men died as a result of the crash and seven were disarmed and taken prisoner by the Germans. At some stage during the night Spr Wheeler was shot. His name is recorded on a memorial close to the village where the atrocity took place.

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Grangues Memorial



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