Welsby, Gilbert –

Son of John and Alice Welsby, of Salford, Lancashire; husband of Annie Reynolds (formerly Welsby), of 1, Gibbs Street, St. James’s Street, Salford, Lancashire. A drummer. Formerly 21238, Grenadier Guards.

Personal details

  • Surname: Welsby
  • Forename: Gilbert
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Royton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Salford, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 24
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: July 27th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Unit: 1st Battalion.
  • Service number: 520
  • Regiment: Welsh Guards
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Salford, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Canada Farm Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
  • CWGC reference: II. A. 8.

Local newspaper entries

  • Salford Advertiser/Salford Reporter entries: 18/08/1917

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