Gilbert’s entry in the Admission’s Register gives his date of birth as 1st December 1895, address, 93, High Street, Connah’s Quay, father’s occupation, Publican, Date of entry into school 8th May 1905, previous school, Alun School. Left Cheistmas 1911. Occupation on leaving, clerk in Ironworks.
Gilbert is named on the memorial plaque inside St Mark’s Church Connah’s Quay. His name is also on the Hawarden War Memorial and the Connah’s Quay & Shotton War Memorial, please click on the link to read his story.