1881 Jan 17. Born Croydon, Surrey. Son of Thomas Barfoot Gildersleeve and Rose Heyner (they were married in 1876). His father was a Thomas Barfoot Gildersleeve 11 born 1855, Liverpool, married Rose HEYNES b1858 Croydon, (1881 census gives his father as a bootmaker)
1891 census at Croydon, Surrey
1901 census at Carshalton, Surrey.
1911 census A boarder at 27 Altenburg Gardens Battersea S W. RSPCA Inspector.
1911 Jul 24 Married Florence Annie Mc Gowan in Westminster, London
I am trying to find any post 1900 children he may have fathered. My Grandmother is his daughter, but she was not born to Florence. I would be greatly interested and thankful if anyone can shed any more light. Forum post
1917 Mar 28. The undermentioned Cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts.: —ASC. Rupert Cyril Gildersleeve.
1918 Oct 28 Promoted Temp Lt. R. C. Gildersleeve.
1919 Apr 29 Relinquishes his commission. Temp. Lts. — And retain the rank of Lt. :— R. C. Gildersleeve. 29th Apr. 1919
1921 Mar 14. Joined ADRIC with service no 1824. Posted to A Coy
1921 Sep 3. Discharged medically unfit, not due to service in ADRIC
1923 Apr 17. Lt. R. C. Gildersleeve, late R.A.S.C., relinquishes the rank of Lt. on re-enlistment.
1939 Register Living at 67 Danemead , Bristol C.B., Gloucestershire with wife Florence A. He is a Membership Area Officer for the Automobile Association.
1956 Apr/Jun Died Bristol age 72 (on roll)