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Puckle, Charles Edward (1887–1915)


Educated at Melbourne Grammar School 1898-1904, and Hawkesbury Agricultural College. A farmer at Kockatea, Mullewa, in Western Australai. He enlisted in 1914 - the third name registered in Western Australia. Wounded when the 11th Battalion landing party took the heights of Gaba Tepe on April 25, 1915. He was killed in action at Leane's Trench, Gallipoli, on July 31, 1915, during an assault on a Turkish trench. He is commemorated at Shell Green Cemetery, Gallipoli. He was 28.

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  • Melbourne Cricket Club Honour Roll 1914-1918, 1998, p 19

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