2nd Lt . George Frank Constable RAF


1900 Mar 21. Born Poplar, London

1901 census at 52, Canton Street, Poplar

1911 census at 227 Mortlake Road Ilford E

1915 Jul 15 Enlisted. Served in UK until discharge in 1916. He was in 23 Royal Fusiliers. Claimed to be 17, while he was only 15. He weighed 7st 4lb, and they accepted him!

1916 Jul 28 Discharged for making a misstatement of age

1917 Nov to 1918 Mar Clerk at Port of London Authority

RAF Record

1919. Feb 3. The undermentioned Overseas Cadets are granted temp, commns. as 2nd Lts., with effect from 15th Feb. 1919, and relinquish such commns., with permission to retain the rank, from the day following termination of the standardised voyage in the case of those claiming immediate repatriation, and from the day following demobilisation in England in all other cases:—128993 George Frank Constable.

1921 Jan 10 Joined ADRIC with service no 1468. Posted to K Coy

1921 Mar 13 Posted to O Coy

1921 Mar 13. An ADRIC patrol under DI3 Pegler shot Timothy Hourihan when he ran away from their patrol. The single shot that killed Hourihan was at 800 yards by T/C GF Constable, who was either a very good or a very lucky marksman

Fined 10/- by Coy Commander

1922 Jan 7 Posted to Depot

1922 Jan 24 . Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Jul/Sep Married in Lambeth to Grace Lottie Shuff

1939 Register at Hammersmith, London, England Occupation Leading Storeman R A F. With wife Grace LS

1940 Oct 18 Royal Armoured Corps. The undermentioned to be 2nd Lts.: — 2nd Lt. George Frank CONSTABLE (152981).

1941 May 1. RAOC The undermentioned to be 2nd Lts. (Admin. Branch): — 2nd Lt. G. F. Constable (152981), from R.T.R., retaining his present seniority.

1946 Jan 17. RAOC. War Subs. Lt. G. F. CONSTABLE (152981) relinquishes his commn. on account of disability, and is granted the hon. rank of Lt

1948 Oct/Dec Died in Hammersmith age 48