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Charles Morris Gilbert

In memory of:

Private Charles Morris Gilbert

October 18, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

651864

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

190th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 4, 1898
Port Elgin, Bruce County,, Ontario

Eldest son of Charles and Maggie Gilbert, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 414 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BUXTON CEMETERY
Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

3254.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of CHARLES MORRIS GILBERT– In memory of the employees of the T. Eaton Company that went to war and did not come home.  Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Memorial– Pte. Gilbert's name is included on this memorial that was created as a tribute to the men of the Eaton's company who died as a result of service in the First World War.   3,327 Eaton's staff enlisted in the war. It was unveiled in Toronto on November 15th, 1923 by Mrs. Timothy Eaton and on November 26th an identical memorial was unveiled in the Winnipeg store. The shield of the female figure bears the coats of arms of the provinces of Canada.  The Toronto memorial is located today in the Eaton Centre at Yonge & Dundas and is accompanied by a WWII memorial.
  • Enlistment Cards– Records are property of the Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre.
  • Grave Marker

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