[Portrait of Harold Gilbert]

Description:

Photograph of Private 1st Class Harold Gilbert, a soldier from Fort Worth, Texas. In this portrait, he is pictured from the chest up, wearing his uniform and beret.

Gilbert was killed en route from England to France in 1944, when his troopship was torpedoed by the Germans in the English Channel. Fort Worth's Rubin-Gilbert AZA chapter (the B'nai B'rith youth group for boys) is named after him and Lt. Alvin Rubin, who also died in the war.

Creator(s): W. C. Stripling Company
Location(s): United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Creation Date: 1944  
Partner(s):
Fort Worth Jewish Archives
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 45
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1944
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Description:

Photograph of Private 1st Class Harold Gilbert, a soldier from Fort Worth, Texas. In this portrait, he is pictured from the chest up, wearing his uniform and beret.

Gilbert was killed en route from England to France in 1944, when his troopship was torpedoed by the Germans in the English Channel. Fort Worth's Rubin-Gilbert AZA chapter (the B'nai B'rith youth group for boys) is named after him and Lt. Alvin Rubin, who also died in the war.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 9 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): officers | Jewish communities | WWII
Partner:
Fort Worth Jewish Archives
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: FWJA-ORG-JWV-GIL-000-001-pix
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth117201
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image