CONSTABLE, Henry James

Service Numbers: 1702, 1702A
Enlisted: 21 May 1915, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Auckland, New Zealand, 1871
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Traveller
Died: Killed in Action, Pozières, Somme, Picardie, France, 27 July 1916
Cemetery: Pozières British Cemetery
Official Commemoration-Grave Location: I. D. 34., Plot I | Row D | Grave 34., Pozieres British Cemetery Ovillers-La Boisselle, Pozieres, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

21 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1702, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
16 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1702, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '14' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Demosthenes embarkation_ship_number: A64 public_note: '' (NAA, Pg-).
16 Jul 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1702, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne
27 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 1702A, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1702A awm_unit: 22 Battalion awm_rank: Lance Corporal awm_died_date: 1916-07-27 (NAA, Pg's-4, 30)
27 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Promoted: 27/08/1915, Appointed [L-Cpl] Lance Corporal; Unit: 23rd Australian Infantry Battalion. (NAA, Pg-4).

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Biography contributed by Daniel Bishop

Son of Thomas Constable, & Sarah Alice (nee Mantle) Constable, of Auckland, New Zealand.

Born - Henry James Constable:  1871 - Auckland, New Zealand; NZ Birth Register-Registration No:  1871/ 18356.  [NZ BDM Registry-Online Record Search].