Robertson, Gilbert Heathcote

Regimental Number: 506170
Rank: Sapper
Branch: Canadian Engineers

Gilbert was born in Erinview, Manitoba on January 18, 1899 (1888, according to his obituary and homestead records). He was living in Grande Prairie at the time of his enlistment in September of 1916, as was his brother Arthur. In April of 1918, Gilbert suffered from a contusion on his hip. After the war, he filed on homesteads at NE 34-73-12-W6 and SE 3-74-12-W6. Gilbert died in Edmonton on October 24, 1974.

Sources: surname database; Pioneers of the Peace p. 315