Name:     James W. Wheeler

From:  The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
Date:  Thursday, February 1, 1945   

Death Of Missing Flyer Confirmed

 Lt. James W. Wheeler, 21, of Dunkirk, N.Y., who was reported missing in action over Germany last summer, is reported as killed in a bombing mission over Germany, due to a collision of planes on July 21, in a message to relatives this week and confirmed by General Arnold.

The young flyer had made thirteen bombing flights between July 3 and July 21.  He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Wheeler of Dunkirk and Albany.  Mr. Wheeler was formerly from Wellsboro.

Besides his parents he is survived by an older brother, Jerome, Jr., of Virginia.  Harold Wheeler, is an uncle and Miss Florence Wheeler, of Wellsboro is an aunt of Lt. Wheeler.