1899 Nov 26. Born Catford, Kent
1901 census at 171 Sandhurst Rd, Lewisham.
1911 census living at 70 St Fillans Road Catford
1917 Dec 3. Enlisted. He had ben a draftsman
1920 Apr 28. London Gazette. The following cadets are granted hon commissions as 2nd Lt on demobilization 110559 E R Gebbett
1920 Jul 30 Joins ADRIC with service number 45. Posted to J Coy. He seems to have been a friend of Rampling, they joined together, were both young RAF officers, and both re-engaged, and both lived in Essex and were both in J Coy. And took their leave at the same time.
Fined £5 by Coy Commander
1921 Aug 12. Re-engaged on another contract with ADRIC
1922 Jan 23. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1937 Kelly's Directory, Canvey Island, Essex - Birdale Nurseries (E. R. Gebbett, Proprietor), High Street
1939 Register living at Birdale, High St, Canvey Island with wife Winifred and son Paul. He is a Market Gardener
1956 Died at Southend on Sea. Calling himself Ernest V A Russell-Gebbett