John Robert Clarence Constable

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Constable, Private John Robert Clarence no. 16048

Hospital Transport Corps no. 1 Hospital Ship Karoola; later 6th Australian Flying Corps.

“Claredn” Homer Street, Undercliffe.

Pattern maker.

Born 1898, son of John and Elizabeth Constable.

Enlisted 30/12/1915, aged 18.



Next of kin, father, J. Constable, “Claredn” Homer Street, Undercliffe.

Serving in the 35th Infantry at enlistment.

Embarked from Sydney per Karoola 10/8/1916.

Returned to Australia 6/5/1919

Married Agnes A. A. Macdonald 1925

Australian War Memorial record available at: [accessed 18/11/2016]

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002