92828, Private, Gilbert John "Jack" COLBOURNE
Born Gilbert John COLBOURNE in Newmarket in Q1-1894 [Newmarket 3b:513], eldest of four sons of Gilbert and Edith COLBOURNE (née
MASON) of Side Hill Stud, Newmarket.
1901 census...John  was at Sidehill Stud, Newmarket with his father Gilbert , stud groom, born Dean Lane End, Hants; his mother Edith , born Newmarket and his brothers Richard  and Robert  and sisters Kate  and Olive [1 month]. All the children were Newmarket born.
1911 census...Now Gilbert  was at Park House, Kingsclere, Newbury, stables of William Waugh. His parents remained at Sidehill Stud, Newmarket. Gilbert now had 2 new brothers, Sidney  and William  and 2 more sisters Ivy Ellen  and Dorothy Grace .
Later his parents moved to Harlestone, Norfolk. In the census he was John or Gilbert, the Army have him as Gilbert and the War Memorial has Jack !.
He enlisted in Ely. CWGC have him as a native of Newmarket
The Newmarket Journal stated he was in the Machine Gun Corps and drowned whilst swimming|
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