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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1897

Vol. IV

(Born Cal.)

Bertram C. Gilbert

(Ap'd N. M.)


Born Petaluma, CA.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. M. A., from June 15, 1893 to June 11, 1897, when he was graduated and promoted in the army to

(Add. Second Lieut. of Artillery, 1st Artillery, June 11, 1897)

Served: At Fort Sheridan, Ill., Sept. 30, 1897; at Key West Barracks from Oct. 13, 1897

(Second Lieut. of Artillery, 2d Artillery, Feb. 10, 1898)

to April 19, 1898; at Fort Schuyler, N. Y. H., from April 22 to 29, 1898; at Fort Constitution, N. H., from May 1 to July 11, 1898; in camp with the siege artillery train, at Tampa, Fla., from July 14 to Aug. 3; sick in field hospital, West Tampa, with typhoid fever, one month; at Savannah, Ga., with 2d Artillery, Dec., 1898; La Cabañas fortress, Havana, Cuba, to ––––

(First Lieut. of Artillery, 6th Artillery, March 2, 1899)

Vol. V
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: La Cabanas fortress, Havana, Cuba, to March 31, 1898; at Fort McHenry, Md., one week; en route to the Philippine Islands; sick in hospital, Honolulu, to May 21, 1899; at Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., to July 25; at Manila, P. I., Commanding Officer, Battery E, to April, 1900; Quartermaster horse Transport Lulenard, to

(Captain, Artillery Corps, Aug. 1, 1901)

June, 1900; Instructor, Department of Modern Languages, at West Point, N. Y., from Aug. 21, 1900 to Aug. 13, 1904; at Jackson Barracks, La., to June, 1905; at Fort Morgan, Ala., to Aug., 1906; at Fort Casey, Wash., to Sept., 1906; in General Hospital, Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to April, 1907; Fort Casey, Wash., to –––––.

Vol. VI
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Bertram Charles Gilbert, Born March 27, 1873.)

Military History. —

Captain, Artillery Corps, Aug. 1, 1901.

At Fort Casey, Wash., to Nov. 5, 1906; sick at Vancouver Bks., Wash., Nov. 6 to 24, 1906, and at Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to April 7, 1907; at Fort Casey, Wash., commanding company, to December, 1908; at Fort Worden, Wash., to Feb. 26, 1911; joined and assumed command of 112th Company at Fort Du Pont, Del., March 8, 1911, and left for Fort Monroe, Va., on the following day; at Fort Monroe, in arrest, from March 10, 1911.

Wholly Retired, May 5, 1911.

Vol. VII
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Entered the Academy as Charles Bertram Gilbert; name changed to above by authority of Secretary of War, Apr. 10, 1895.

Military History: —

Captain, Artillery Corps, Aug. 1, 1901.

Wholly Retired, May 5, 1911.

 p437  Civil History. — At Silver City, N. M., to 1913; at Washington, D. C., to 1918; (in Santo Domingo with Customs Service for three months but compelled by sickness to relinquish this position); at Chicago, Ill., Claim Adjustor and in charge of all sales records of Marshall Field Co., 1918, to ––––

Address: c/o Marshall Field & Co., Chicago.

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Capt., Art. Corps, Aug. 1, 1901.

Wholly Retired, May 5, 1911.

Civil History. — Claim Adjustor and in charge of all sales records of Marshall Field Co., 1918, to 1933.

Died, June 30, 1933, at Chicago, Ill.: Aged 60.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1934.º

Buried, Memory Lane Cemetery, Silver City, NM.

Thayer's Note:

a Col. Gilbert's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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