This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Glasgow
- Service no: 860
- Rank: Bombardier
- Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
- Unit/Ship: 4th Lowland Brigade, No4 Battery
- Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
- Age at Death: 25
- Date of Death: 14.07.1915
- Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
- Cemetery: Helles Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 21 & 22
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 1 Canning Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Clerk
Grace Constable, 52 Provost Rd, Dundee
James Constable, 52 Provost Rd, Dundee
More about George Constable
George has no known grave but is remembered on the Helles Memorial.
DUNDEE BOMBARDIER’S DEATH
IN THE DARDANELLES FIGHTING.
Bombardier George Constable, a strapping young Dundee lad, who enlisted in the R.F.A., following the outbreak of war, has died from wounds received in the fighting at the Dardanelles.
The official notification states that Bombardier Constable’s wounds were sustained on the 14th July. Deceased was 25 years of age. Previous to the war he was employed as a clerk. He was attached to the 52d (Lowland) Division, being a member of the 4th Battery 4th Brigade R.F.A. Bombardier Constable was the eldest son of Mr James Constable, 1 Canning Street.
Dundee Courier 10th August 1915
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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