We remember William Henry Gilbertson

We remember William Henry Gilbertson

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
birth West -Derby Liverpool United Kingdom Source:5514837 April 1885
1913
marriage Frances English Source:9024121 June 1913
1914
service British Army Sapper 30094 Royal Engineers Postal Section Source:5515362 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5515362 21st December 1914 - 2nd September 1917
enlistment London United Kingdom Source:8657962
marriage Frances Gilbertson Source:1756167
service British Army Serjeant 30094 Royal Engineers Source:1756167
service British Army Serjeant 30094 Royal Corps of Engineers Postal Section Source:5514837
1917
death Died of wounds The Battle of Passchendaele, started 16 July 1917 and halted on 20 No after 500,000 lives were lost. The Pas de Calais was a major hospital site, where many casualties are buried. Boulogne, Hauts-de-Seine, Ile-de-France France Source:7106502 Source:5514837 2nd September 1917
burial Boulogne Eastern Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7106502

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Henry
Initials WH
Last Name Gilbertson
Source 5514837
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 30094 Royal Engineers Serjeant
British Army 30094 Royal Corps of Engineers Postal Section Serjeant
British Army 30094 Royal Engineers Postal Section Sapper
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ann Jane Gilbertson mother
William Gilbertson father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frances Gilbertson wife
Frances English wife June 1913
Religion
DateReligionSource
Roman Catholic

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Valerie34433
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Valerie34433

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Multimedia

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Sgt W. H Gilbertson Peter5151
Nottingham General Post Offic War Memorial Peter5151
Medal Card of W H Gilbertson Peter5151
Royal Engineers Peter5151

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