WAR HERO... Reuben “Charlie” Rose had solidified himself as an exemplary soldier before his death at age 23 on August 26, 1918, the centenary of which passed on Sunday. Inset: Charlie’s Military Medal. WAR HERO... Reuben “Charlie” Rose had solidified himself as an exemplary soldier before his death at age 23 on August 26, 1918, the centenary of which passed on Sunday. Inset: Charlie’s Military Medal.

Remembering veteran Reuben “Charlie” Rose

ONE of Yorke Peninsula’s most well-known and celebrated soldiers, Lance Corporal Reuben “Charlie” Rose, was killed almost 100 years ago to the day.

Charlie lost his life when his 43rd Battallion battled against German machine-gun and artillery fire to take the village of Suzanne, France, and the highly-strategic valley and heights to the east.

He was just 23, but had already solidified his place in Australian military history for his bravery, determination and mateship.

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