|Place of birth||Preston, Victoria|
|School||State School, North Preston, Victoria|
|Address||472 Rathdown Street, North Carlton, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs M M Gilbert, 23 Seacomb Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the 63rd Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Machine Gun Company 4, Reinforcement 12|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||24/9/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||676A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||39th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death||24|
|Place of burial||Cerisy-Gailly French National Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No.21), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Joseph and Elizabeth GILBERT; husband of M.M. GILBERT, 56 Victoria Street, Fitzroy, Victoria|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 21 June 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 26 August 1917; marched in to 4th Training Bn, Codford, 27 August 1917.
Taken on strength, 14th Bn, 4 September 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 4 December 1917; taken on strength, 39th Bn, in the field, 13 December 1917.
Accidentally injured, 21 January 1918 (bruised right leg), and admitted same day to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 1st Divisional Rest Station, 21 January 1918; discharged to duty, and rejoined Bn, 25 January 1918.
Re-allotted Regimental No 676A.
Admitted to 10th Australian Field Ambulance, 14 July 1918 (pyrexia, unknown origin); transferred same day to 47th Casualty Clearing Station; discharged to 4th Army Convalescent Depot, 21 July 1918; admitted to 20th Casualty Clearing Station, 21 July 1918 (trench fever); discharged to duty, 1 August 1918; rejoined Bn, 2 August 1918.
Killed in action, 10 September 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal