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Regimental number1702
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressBurwood Road, Auburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinBrother, Thomas Constable, Burwood Road, Auburn, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Field Artillery, Fremantle, WA
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 July 1916 or 04/08/1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of Fate as stated on Nominal Roll.
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death45
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 34), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Sarah Alice CONSTABLE. Native of Auckland, New Zealand
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Capt F.C. Constable 48th Bn; Pte T.A. Constable 23rd Bn.

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