|Place of birth||Hawthorn, Victoria|
|Address||7 Elizabeth Street, Glenferrie, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Edward Pellett, 7 Elizabeth Street, Hawthorn, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Cadets|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||14th Battalion, E Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/31/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||14th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 214 Pte Benjamin PELLETT, 23rd Bn, returned to Australia, 13 February 1917; 1801 Pte Edward PELLETT, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Admitted to Hospital Ship, no date stated (left index finger blown off); disembarked Malta, 4 June 1915, and transferred to Imtarfa Hospital the same day; to Coiterana Hospital, 2 July 1915; to Cottonera Military Hospital, Malta, 27 July 1915; to All Saints' Hospital, 11 August 1915.
Proceeded to Egypt, 31 August 1915; marched into Mustapha, 12 September 1915.
Proceeded to the Dardanelles, 9 September 1915.
Wounded in action, 15 November 1915 (gunshot wound, right foot); admitted to No 1 Casualty Clearing Stationary, 15 November 1915; transferred to Mudros, 15 November 1915; to No 1 General Hospital, Cairo, 23 November 1915; to Helouan Convalescent Camp, 5 December 1915; discharged to unit, 28 December 1915.
Promoted Lance Corporal, 20 March 1916.
Admitted to No 13 Field Ambulance, 29 April 1916 (venereal disease); transferred to No 54 Casualty Clearing Station, 8 May 1916; to No 1 Stationary Hospital, 9 May 1916; to No 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, 12 May 1916; discharged, 3 August 1916; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 97 days.
Proceeded to England, no date stated.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 September 1916, from 4th Training Bn; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 24 September 1916.
Proceeded to unit, 3 October 1916; taken on strength of 60th Bn, 4 October 1916.
Promoted Corporal, 29 March 1917.
Wounded in action (3rd occasion), 11 April 1917, and admitted to No 56 Casualty Clearing Station the same day (shrapnel wound, right buttock); transferred to No 6 General Hospital, Rouen, 12 April 1917; to No 2 Convalescent Depot, 14 April 1917; to Base Details, Rouen, 20 April 1917 (Class A); marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 22 April 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 13 May 1917, and rejoined 60th Bn the same day.
On leave, 28 August 1917; rejoined unit, 11 September 1917.
Promoted Temporary Sergeant, 29 October 1917.
Promoted Sergeant, 30 December 1917.
Selected for Special Duty and proceeded to England for transport to Australia, 26 February 1918; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 4 March 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham Castle', 10 March 1918; disembarked Melbourne, ex-HT 'Orontes', 10 May 1918.
Medical, No 5 Australian General Hospital, St Kilda Road, Melbourne, 22 July 1918, noted that Pellett had suffered 'some shell shock', and for the 'past 4 months has felt very "nervy"'.
Discharged Melbourne, (medically unfit: neurasthenia), 21 August 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Burwood Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PELLETT Charles Edward|