Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Floyd Gilbo

In memory of
Private
William Floyd Gilbo
April 9, 1917

Military Service:

Service Number:
207925
Age:
18
Force:
Army
Unit:
The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information:

Born:
August 14, 1898 Ogdensburg, New York
Enlistment:
February 2, 1916 Toronto, Ontario

Son of Mabel Kirbyson of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 243 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
VIII. C. 20.
Location:
LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 3 kilometres south of Lens and is situated on the north-western outskirts of Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – Pte. William Floyd Gilbo enlisted in the 97th Battalion.  This unit was one of the  "American Legion" battalions that recruited men with American origins.
  • La Chaudiere Military Cemetery – La Chaudiere Military Cemetery - La Chaudiere Military Cemetery is located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May they rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker – The grave marker at La Chaudiere Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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