Virginia Heroes

Creighton Lambert Wheeler

Lieutenant, Navy

Born: May 23, 1910
Hometown: Fredericksburg
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: November 13, 1942
Died In: Pacific
Awards: Purple Heart

Lt Wheeler was serving aboard the USS Juneau when it was sunk by a Japanese torpedo. 687 sailors were lost off Solomon Islands on November 13, 1942. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1934.

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