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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  • Photo of WILLIAM FLOYD GILBO – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Memorial – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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