Pte Geoffrey Arthur Ilbert

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11 Eddystone Rd





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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial to 10/1266 Private Geoffrey Arthur Ilbert, 1st Battalion Auckland Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Youngest son of Owen Ilbert and Mary Elizabeth Ilbert (née Elder). Grandson of the Rev Peregrine Arthur Ilbert, Rector of All Saints, Thurlestone. Brother of Mr Peregrine Edward Ilbert of 4 Church Street, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand. Killed in action aged 33 years. Buried in grave II.E.28. of the London Rifle Brigade Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Arrondissement de Mouscron, Hainaut, Belgium (near Ploegsteert). He is also commemorated on Panel 1 of the Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, Auckland, New Zealand.
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In memory of Geoffrey Arthur Ilbert, Private (acting stretcher bearer) 1st Auckland Infantry Batt (New Zealand). Youngest son of Owen Ilbert. Grandson of the Rev P A Ilbert, who gave his life for his Country and his fellow men 28th Feb 1917 and is buried at Ploegsteert in Flanders aged 33.

Geoffrey Arthur Ilbert

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