Thank you to Bernice Forsyth and Mary Day from Capel Local History Group for allowing Dorking Museum to publish their research.
Harry was born in Ockley in 1891, first son of Stephen and Annie Puplett of Oakhurst, Ockley. Harry’s father was a coachman, his mother, a laundress.
Harry enlisted in Cricklewood into the 5th Battalion of the Gordon Highlanders.
Harry was killed in action on the 9th of April, 1917. He is buried in Roclincourt Valley Cemetery in France.
At the time of Harry’s death his parents were living at Osbrooks Lodge, Capel.
Born Ockley, Surrey
Lived Capel, Surrey
Son of Stephen and Annie Puplett
Regiment 5th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders
Service Number 242018
Date of Death 9th April 1917
Place of Death France
Cause of Death Killed in Action
Cemetery Roclincourt Valley Cemetery, France