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John H. L. Gilbert

Private

37th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Robur
  • Planted By: D. Cochrane
  • Plaque: 2170

Additional Info

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Biography

John Heber Leopold Gilbert was born in Haddon, and enlisted from Sebastapol on 28th February,1916. He was 32 years old, married and a grocer. He was to the 37th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 3067. He was fatally wounded during the fighting around Broodseinde on 5th October 1917. He is buried in the Nine Elms Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Tree No. 2170

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour