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Robert CONSTABLE

Regimental number2629
Place of birthCabargo, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDignam's Creek via Cobargo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.3
Height5' 10"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary A Constable, Dignam's Creek via Cobargo, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Discharge date12 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 56 Lance Corporal Harry CONSTABLE MM, 34th Bn, returned to Australia, 6 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Saxon', 11 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left shoulder), Sydney, 12 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 August 1981
Age at death88
Place of burialBodalla Estate Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CONSTABLE Robert

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