Gerald Gilbourne

Birth: ca Aug 1900 , Basford District
Father: William GILBOURNE (ca1872 - ca1952)
Mother: Mary BALL (ca. 1875 -  1913)
Spouse: Unmarried
Death: 20 Nov 1918 Pinxton, Derbys .


GravestoneLittle detail has been found of Private Gerald Gilbourne, other than he served in the 53rd Bn., King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry and is buried in Pinxton St. Helen Churchyard, Derbys.

I would like to thank Carol and Martyn of the Jacksdale Heritage project for providing me with this extract from the Kimberley and Eastwood Advertiser and the photo:

IN MEMORIAM – In proud and loving memory of Pte G. Gilbourne, late of the K.O.Y.L.I., who died of pneumonia at Clipstone Camp, November 20th, 1918.

In the kingdom of Thy grace
Find for his brave soul a resting place.

Fondly remembered.
A. Wharton


GRO Birth Index: Basford 7b 150 Sep 1900  
GRO Death Index: Southwell 7b 1160 Dec 1918  
1901 Census: Old Brinsley, Notts.  
1911 Census: Old Brinsley Alley, Nr. Eastwood  


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