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Nottingham
Father: James Osman Gilbert, born in 1863 at Nottingham, working as a hosiery warehouseman. Mother: Lavina Gilbert, born in 1861 at Nottingham. Brother: Walter, born in 1895 in Nottingham, working as a hosiery hand. Sisters: Ellen L., born in 1887 and working as a clerk, Grace, born in 1890 and working as a hosiery mender and Annie, born in 1892. All the children were born in Nottingham. The family lived at 56 Lees Hill Street and then 25 Sneinton Boulevard, before finally settling at 96 Sneinton Dale, Nottingham.
Harry Gilbert worked as a warehouseman.
03 May 1917
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636316 - CWGC Website
50759
Private
8th Bn Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
Pte. Gilbert was called up for service and following training he was drafted to France. His battalion was involved in heavy fighting at the start of the Battle of Arras. Pte. Gilbert was killed in action, but his body was never recovered. His name was commemorated on the Arras Memorial.
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