Frederick Constable was born in Wolverhampton in 1892, the son of Alfred and Emma Constable. In 1901 they were living at 54 Walsall Street, together with Frederick’s brother Alfred and sister Emma. Frederick later worked at the foundry of T. and C. Clark and Co. Ltd in Horseley Fields. He joined the Territorial Force in 1909.
Frederick became a Corporal in the 4th Staffordshire Battery of the Royal Field Artillery (number 562). He was killed in action on 2 September 1915, and an article about him appeared in the Express & Star on 24 September. He is commemorated at the Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) in Belgium.