Laid to rest at Ipswich Old Cemetery.
Born: 1905, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.
Died: 11th November 1945; age 40; died of Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Tubercular Ulcers of Tongue, at 8, Ernest Street, Ipswich. Present at death – Mrs. Constance R. Gilbert.
Residence: 8, Ernest Street, Ipswich.
Occupation: Greengrocery Roundsman – Co-operative Society.
Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 5944397.
Regiment: Royal Artillery, 148 (The Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John & Emma Gilbert; husband of Constance Rebecca Gilbert, of Ipswich.
1911 41, Southsea Avenue, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.
Jack was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
John Gilbert, 47, a Horseman on Farm, born Kelsale, Suffolk.
Emma Gilbert (nee Chilvers), 44, born Kelsale.
Ethel Gilbert, 24, in Domestic Service, born Kelsale.
Charles Gordon Gilbert, 22, a Carman – Contractor, born Kelsale.
Cecil James Gilbert, 14, an Errand Boy – Grocery, born Walton-on-Naze, Essex.
Gladys Muriel Gilbert, 11, born Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.
In 1931, Ipswich, Jack married Constance Rebecca Last, born July 1909, Ipswich – daughter of Arthur Samuel Last, a pig dealer and Emily Last (nee Wells).
They had 5 children:
John Ernest Arthur Gilbert, born 1931, Ipswich.
Pauline M. Gilbert, born 1933, Ipswich.
Ronald T.C. Gilbert, born September 1936, Ipswich – died 1943, Ipswich.
Mary J. Gilbert, born 1939, Ipswich.
Joan D. Gilbert, born 1943, Ipswich.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1913
Jack’s wife Constance and their 4 children were living at the family home – 25, Portman Road, Ipswich.