Morris E. Wheeler

Date of Birth: 02/28/1932
Neighborhood: Kensington
High School: Jules E. Mastbaum Vocational High School
Street: N. Hope Street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: SSGT
Date of Casualty: 11/06/1965
Province of Casualty:
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 32
Panel Row: 11

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The career soldier was active in Boy Scouts and attended Mastbaum Vocational High School before entering the Army in 1953. The 33-year-old squad leader had been assigned to Company C of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) in Vietnam for three months when he died on Nov. 6, 1965. The staff sergeant was survived by his wife, three children, parents, three brothers and seven sisters

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial