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Joseph Gilston

Birthplace: 30 Brighton Street, Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, England
Death: January 11, 1931 (47)
Royal Infirmary, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Place of Burial: Yew Tree Cemetery, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of David Gilston and Margaret Carruthers
Husband of Theresa McLoughlin and Theresa McLoughlin
Father of Margaret Mary (Peggy) Gilston; Elizabeth (Betty) Gilston; Gerard Thomas Gilston; Frances Joan Gilston; Phil GILSTON and 17 others
Brother of Philip Gilston; Sarah Alice Gilston; Josephine Gilston; Maggie Gilston; Frances Jane Gilston and 7 others

Managed by: Stephen James Paul
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About Joseph Gilston


No doubt it was conscription that caused Joseph, a married man with three children, to join the army at the age of 34. His record shows that his next of kin was Theresa Gilston (Nee McLoughlin, a spinster when she was married). He had three children; Oswald born 21st July 1913, Philip born 5th November 1914 and Margaret Mary born 5th December 1915.4 inches tall, had a 34 inch chest (38 inches when expanded) and had a slight flat left foot. So, he was probably shorter than any of his sons being two inches shorter than his second son, my father, Philip.s medical passed him a1 fit for general service and he was posted as a Private to the 4th Border Regiment at Carlisle.e was posted to join the 9th Brigade, British Expeditionary Force, in Salonika arriving there on 19th January 1918. At the time of his conscription Theresa was about four months pregnant and she gave birth to Elizabeth on 15th January 1918 four days before he arrived in Salonika.hener Military Hospital, Brighton, Sussex where he stayed until his transfer on 9th September 1919 when he went on leave until 29th September 1919 and then on to Fulwood Barracks, Preston. His discharge from hospital stated that he was fit for employment.s Z Army Reserve. By now his family were living at 47 Plumer Street, Liverpool.s an allowance for his wife and children of 10s 9d giving a total of 22s 9d to be reviewed after 39 weeks.n the possession of Kenneth Gilston and the other is in the possession of John Gilston.&pid=-717077430ge&guid=3d8d006d-35be-43ee-b015-e0f83aad32fc&tid=9964752&pid=-717077430-717077430

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Joseph Gilston's Timeline

September 29, 1883
30 Brighton Street, Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, England
January 10, 1913
Age 29
39 Lornburn Road, Wavertree, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
July 21, 1913
Lancashire, England
November 5, 1914
Liverpool, Lancashire, England
December 5, 1915
Liverpool, Lancashire, England
January 15, 1918
West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
May 17, 1920
West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
September 2, 1921
West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
December 7, 1923
Liverpool, Lancashire, England