Charles Martin Pulpe

Alias Charles Renhold (Reynold) Martin Pulpe; Karlis Pulpe

Born 8.04.1882

Place Riga, Latvia

Ethnic origin Latvian

Religion Church of England

Mother Elizabeth Pulpe

Arrived at Australia
from England
on 13.02.1905
per Gertrude
disembarked at Pt Victoria

Residence before enlistment Murray Bridge, SA, Adelaide, Broken Hill, NSW, Port Pirie, SA, Sydney

Occupation 1911 fisherman, 1916 miner; 1919 labourer

Service (Depot)
service number N3397 (attestation); 55299 (at court martial)
enlisted 26.09.1916
POE Sydney
unit 1st Pioneer Battalion
rank Private
final fate Deserted 9.11.1916, apprehended 20.02.1918 and court martialled
discharged 13.07.1918 services no longer required

Naturalisation 1911

Residence after the war 1919 Maitland, Kurri Kurri, Cessnock, Wollombi, St Albans, Windsor, 1924 Broken Hill, 1931 Kalgoorlie, 1934 Edge Hill, Cairns, 1937 Cluden, Qld, 1939, 1943 Bundaberg, 1949 Tarragindi, Qld, 1958 Woodridge, Qld

Died 02.1968, Brisbane, Qld


Naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Court martial file (NAA)

Alien registration 1 2(NAA) (PULPE Charles K)

Applications for letter of patent for inventions 1 2 (NAA)

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Newspaper articles

Fire near grassland. Russian fine £ 2. - Maitland Daily Mercury, 3 January 1919, p. 6.

Russian at Maitland. - Newcastle Sun, 20 January 1919, p. 4.

Mine workers injured. - Barrier Miner, Broken Hill, 28 January 1926, p. 4.

Charles Pulpe. Head on collision (To the editor). - Townsville Daily Bulletin, 9 January 1934, p. 3.

Charles Pulpe. To the editor. The way out. - Daily Mercury, Mackay, 16 August 1934, p. 4.