Herbert Livingstone GILBERT

GILBERT, Herbert Livingstone

Service Number: 1650
Enlisted: 31 July 1915, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ipswich, Qld., 29 December 1893
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: North Pine State School
Occupation: Carter
Died: Queensland, 8 March 1984, aged 90 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Albany Creek Memorial Park-Cemetery & Crematorium
Memorials: North Pine State School Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

31 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1650, 49th Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Qld.
20 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1650, 49th Infantry Battalion
20 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1650, 49th Infantry Battalion, SS Hawkes Bay, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Herbert's parents were Arthur Herbert Gilbert and Harriet Mowlan. Herbert attended North Pine State School and his parents were living at North Pine prior to the war. His occupation was a carter and he served three years with the Moreton Regiment before he enlisted on 31 July 1915 in Brisbane. Herbert married Dorothy Davis in March 1919. Herbert died aged 91. Herbert had been one of a family of seven and the second of three brothers to enlist. The first was Horace [109] and Gordon [1655] was the last and was also killed.