Tyler Maurice Gilbert Cpl 14636352

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Name Tyler Maurice Gilbert
Army number 14636352
Rank Cpl
Date of birth 23/5/1925 in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Mother's maiden name Jackson.
Age 0
Unit Enlisted in the General Service Corps 17/6/1943. Trf Black Watch, Posted 1 TS. Served Normandy? Trf Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, Posted 11th Bn A & S H. Trf RASC 15/2/45, Auth: Part II Order 11th A & S H 10/45. Class Z Army Reserve 7/11/1947, Class A Release.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed - possibly Summer 1943.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 26/10/2008 in Bradford, West Yorkshire.
Home address In 1947 his address was 243 Field Park Company. R.E. BAOR. This suggests that he was attached as a Driver to the Royal Engineers. He married Betty Nettleton in Bradford in Q2 1948.
Source table 1TS

As with the two or three other men transferred to the RASC on the same day, the RASC Books record them as having transferred from the Black Watch. This is thought to have been an error, as their transfer authority is a Part Two Order from 11th Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. The men did, of course, serve in the Black Watch while they were with 1st Tyneside Scottish.