Full name: George Charles Constable
Died: April 14, 1932 in Charing Cross, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Surrey AC, Kingston-upon-Thames (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
During the 1920s many athletes were recruited from various parts of the country to work in a shirt factory in Stratford, Essex, owned by Mr. Vowles, who had ambitions of winning the London Business Houses championship. A member of Surrey AC, Vowles also "encouraged" his athletic employees to join his club, so many Essex titles in this era went to Surrey AC members, although they often entered in the name of their second claim Essex club. George Constable, a former Somerset champion, was one such athlete after taking up employment at the East London factory, he won the Essex 3 miles in 1929. At the AAA Championships he finished second in the steeplechase in 1926 and in the 10 miles in 1927. After winning the Surrey AC cross-country championship in 1928, he caught pneumonia and, after apparently recovering, he had a relapse and died in Charing Cross Hospital at the age of 27.
Personal Bests: 3 miles – 14:36.2 (1929); 10000 – 32:26.0e (1928); 10 miles – 52:32.6 (1928).
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