Constable, Elizabeth Mary

Elizabeth Mary Constable

Name: Elizabeth Mary Constable

Wounded on: Thursday, 11th March 1943

Wounded at: 27 & 31a Perth Road, St Leonards

Additional Information: Elizabeth Constable, aged 53, was wounded when several Focke Wulf 190s and Messerschmitt Bf 109s strafed with machine gun fire and dropped 25 HE Bombs on Silverhill Junction, St Matthew’s Schools, Strood Road, Alma Terrace, Alma Villas, Perth Road, Adelaide Road, Battle Road, Aldborough Road, Clarence Road, Salisbury Road, King Edward Avenue, Salisbury Road, Bohemia Road, Springfield Road, Combermere Road, Burry Road, Blomfield Road, Holmesdale Gardens and St Helens Road. According to CWGC records she died on 12th March 1943 at the Municipal Hospital. One of the worse attacks on the town during the war, 37 other people died and 90 more were injured, 39 seriously.

Elizabeth was married to Frank Henry Constable. She lived at 27 Perth Road, St Leonards

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