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World War One Soldier Ernest Veal from Constantine, 1914-1917

NumberHESFM:2016.13974
PlaceConstantine Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1914 — 1917
KeywordsWar and Conflict World War One Armed Forces British Army People Constantine
PhotographerUnknown
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A World War One soldier from Constantine, 1914-1917. The soldier is thought to be Ernest Veal (Service Number 33142), born about 1873 to parents William and Jane Veal. Ernest received the Victory Medal and British War Medal during his service and the Silver War Badge when he was honourably discharged in November 1917 due to being No Longer Fit for Service.