Governors Island in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1st Lieutenant David E. Wheeler
Medical Detachment, 16th Infantry
Killed in action in France
July 18, 1918
Erected by The Military Order of the World Wars – New York Chapter.
Location. 40° 41.462′ N, 74° 1.156′ W. Marker is in Governors Island, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Wheeler Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located on Governors Island, on Wheeler Avenue between Hay Road and Clayton Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McKim, Meade & White, Architects of Governors Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Purchase of Governors Island Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Slate Roofs on Colonels Row (about 500 feet away); Castle Williams (about 500 feet away); Liggett Hall (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Castle Williams (about Clayton Road (about 600 feet away); Flight on Governors Island (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Governors Island.
Also see . . . Governors Island National Monument. National Park Service website. (Submitted on September 13, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.