Contributed by: Burnett Pender, on 2008-11-22
|Year of Birth||1898|
|Year of Death||1983|
|Regiment||West Yorkshire Regiment|
|Place of Wartime Residence||London|
Gilbert joined up in early 1916 adding two years to his true age. He was commissioned on 23rd July 1916 into the Duke of Wellington's West riding Regiment. The next year he transferred to the Royal Flying corps as an Artillery Observer.