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Joseph Wilfred Marcel Gilbert

In memory of:

Sergeant Joseph Wilfred Marcel Gilbert

September 28, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/62812

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

March 13, 1917
Toronto, Ontario

Son of J. G. L. Gilbert and Marie Yvonne Gilbert, of Shawinigan Falls, Province of Quebec, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 76 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

2. B. 24.

Location:

Heliopolis, a major suburb of Cairo, lies 10 kilometres to the north-east of the main city centre, approximately 6 kilometres from the airport. The HELIOPOLIS WAR CEMETERY is situated opposite El Banat (Girls) College in Nabil el Wakkard Street, and access is from this street.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of J. Wilfrid Marcel Gilbert– Employee of The Shawinigan Water and Power Company and its affiliated Companies.
  • Photo of Joseph Wilfred Marcel Gilbert– Sergeant Joseph Wilfred Marcel Gilbert Courtesy McGill University Archives
  • Press Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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