Geoffrey Fitzgerald Gilbert RNVR

1897 Apr/Jun Born Southampton, Hants brother of CG Gilbert

1901 census at 10, Alexandra Terrace, Littleham, Exmouth

1911 census at Leigh Sinton Rd, Malvern Link, Worcs

1915 Nov 9. Temporary commissions in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve have been issued as follows: Lt Geoffrey F Gilbert

Service record, Lt RND

Service record Army version of RND

1916 Navy List in Nelson Battalion, Lt RNVR

1917 Navy List. 4th Reserve Battalion RND

1919 Navy List gives his seniority as Lt RNVR as 28 Nov 1918. So he has been in trouble to loose seniority.

1919 Jun 3. Lt Geoffrey Gilbert, Lt RNVR arrives in UK from Port Said

1920 Nov 3. Joined ADRIC with service no 968. Posted to G Coy

1922 Jan 19. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1924 Apr 1. Lt in RNVR - Ulster Div with this seniority. This indicates that he probably went to Ulster after his discharge from the ADRIC


1929 Jan 10. Geoffrey Gilbert of right age leaves UK for Shanghai

1934 Nov 24. Sent to gaol in Hong Kong

It appears he died in Hong Kong, but I cannot see what happened to him in WW2. He does not appear on lists on men interned by Japs

1959 May Died and buried in Happy Valley, Hong Kong Island