Indiana World War Records: Gold Star Honor Roll, A Record of Indiana Men
and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War,
Steuben County
Page 602

Name: Wesley Orrin Wheaton
Rank: Private

Son of Albert and Hattie Wheaton; born February 17, 1896, Scott Township, Steuben County, Ind. Served on the Mexican Border with Company B, Indiana National Guard in 1916. Re-enlisted following the declaration of war, and was sent to Camp Shelby, Miss.; assigned to Battery B, 137th Field Artillery. Died of pneumonia December 24, 1917, Camp Shelby, Miss. Buried in South Scott
Cemetery, Angola, Ind.

Steuben Republican Nov. 9, 1921 page 3