(courtesy of Tedd Cocker)
Grave marker for Wheeler C. Booher in Plot XII, Row D,
Site 14 of Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear (New Castle
Wheeler enlisted in the Army at Fort Thomas, Newport,
KY on 6 November 1942. A parachutist duty volunteer, he was assigned to
Company D, 508th PIR.
On 5 April 1954. Pvt Booher went AWOL for two days.
Whether due to that or other considerations he was transferred on 17
October 19443 to the 69th Infantry Division, at Camp Shelby, MS..
After the war, Wheeler married Ms. Rose Scalise in
Washington. DC on 23 October 1946.