Albert Gilbourne

Rifleman B/203386

1st Bn., Rifle Brigade

Albert Gilbourne died on Monday 23rd October 1916, aged 31 years, and was remembered on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France.

He was born in 1885 at New Brinsley, Selston, Notts, to parents Jacob & Edna Gilbourne. Jacob Gilbourne was a Coal Miner, and a native of Eastwood, Notts, who married Edna Adams at Brinsley in December 1872.

Albert Gilbourne was also the husband of Beatrice Annie Gilbourne, nee Stewart, who he had married in 1908. Beatrice remarried in June 1921 to Alfred Slater



From ‘Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914-19 – Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own)

GILBOURNE Albert. Born New Brinsley, Notts, enlisted Mansfield (resides Woodhouse, Notts). 1st Bn., Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own), Rifleman, B/203386,  Killed in Action, France & Flanders, 23 October 1916. Formerly R/11194 Kings Royal Rifle Corps.



Research by Webmaster & Dai Bevan (distant relation of Albert Gilbourne)