New Hampshire WWI Hero Serving Under Three Flags: Doctor David Everett Wheeler (1872-1918)

Photograph of Dr. David E. Wheeler from his 1917 passport.

David Everett Wheeler, M.D.’s World War I service is credited to New Hampshire. At the time of his death, both he and his wife were serving in Europe, (she as a nurse) but they kept a Concord, New Hampshire residence as their son was then attending St. Paul’s School in Concord.

Dr. Wheeler’s name does not appear on any Concord local monument,  however I discovered his name on New Hampshire’s WWI Honor Roll plaque in Doric Hall of the State House.  His name is also on the NH Adjutant General’s list of WWI casualties.

According to uswarmemorials.org his name is inscribed on the Buzancy monument as LT D R WHEELER. Also, a plaque dedicated for him is located in Governors Island Memorial Plaques, Governors Island, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA.

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