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Sydney Gilbert

In memory of:

Private Sydney Gilbert

May 10, 1921

Military Service


Service Number:

651483

Age:

40

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

160th Battalion

Citation(s):

British War Medal and Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

April 24, 1881
Vandeleur, CouNty Artemesia, Ontario

Husband of Ethel Gilbert of Colpoys Bay, Ontario. Father of Irene, Bessie,and three sons who all served in the Second World War. John who served with the Toronto Scottish, Elmer, better known as Monk, served with the Merchant Navy and later died as a Great Lakes Captain for Imperial Oil, and Ray who served in the Navy. Pte Gilbert served with the 160th Battalion until he was honourably discharged on 10 March 1918 in Guelph, Ontario, due to sickness contracted while on Active Service.

Commemorated on Page 605 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MARKDALE (PUBLIC) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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