|courtesy of Tina|
Charles was drafted in August 1943. After his basic military training he was sent to the European theater. He was transferred from the replacement depot to A Company 116th Infantry on 16 Jun 1944. PVT Puckett was wounded on 12 Jul 1944 in the vicinity of Saint-Lo, France and he was evacuated to hospital where he died on 13 Jul 1944.
PVT Puckett was repatriated and re-interred in Hogtown Cemetery in Rowan County, Kentucky.