Gilbert, Robert - AK Territorial Guard

Unga Island, Alaska

Robert Martin Gilbert, Pvt., was born 11 Oct 1927, his parents were William Sr. and Esther (Cushing) Gilbert.

Robert joined the Alaska Territorial Guard in 1942 and served in the Aleutian Campagin during World War II.  He was officially discharged 21 Mar 1947.

Robert was a commerical fisherman in the Shumagin Islands and Mainland, AK, he crewed on the family fishing vessel Easter.

Status: deceased, 9 Dec 1970

Photo courtesy:  FV Easter

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