Charles Edward PLUMLEY


PLUMLEY, Charles Edward

Service Number: 1663
Enlisted: 29 December 1914, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Deloraine, Tasmania, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Sheffield, Kentish, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 5 July 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kentish Municipality Honour Roll Mural, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Sheffield War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

29 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1663, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania
19 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1663, 15th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1663, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles and Catherine Plumley of Sheffield, Tasmania

Charles Plumley, reported killed in action, was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Plumley, of Vinegar Hill, Sheffield. He was a particularly bright and promising young man, 25 years of age and a prominent footballer.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal