Pewsey Vale Anglican Cemetery


Data compiled by Andrew G Peake 2007



This is largely a private cemetery for the Gilbert Family.


GILBERT      Memorials


Joseph, the first settler on Pewsey Vale Estate in 1839 and of Anna, his wife.  Married 1848.  This Church was built by them in 1861.


William, husband of Mary Young and only son of Joseph & Anna Gilbert born 12 Oct 1850, died 29 March 1923 at Pewsey Vale.

                        In 1885 he added to this Church a beautiful roof and in 1918 presented the church and grounds to the Diocese of Adelaide with an endowment.


                        Joseph, 2nd son of William and Mary Young Gilbert, born Pewsey Vale 7 Aug 1884, killed in action Gallipoli Peninsula 28 May 1915.  An engineer in Westinghouse Works, Manchester, he joined the Territorial Forces, August 1914, B Coy 1/6th Battalion, Manchester Regiment.


                        John Driffield, youngest son of William and Mary Young Gilbert, born Pewsey Vale 31 Aug 1893, a Lieutenant in the Sussex Yeomanry and pilot in the R.F.C. Was appointed to the 56th Squadron in France.  He flew out with a fighting patrol over Bas Warneton near Ypres on 18 Oct 1917 and did not return.




                        William born Oct 1850, died March 1923.

                        Mary, daughter of William and Mary, died 28 Dec 1881, aged 16 weeks.

                        Anna Gertrude, daughter of William and Mary, died 23 Jul 1883, aged 4 months.

                        Joseph born May 1800, died 23 Dec 1881.

                        Anna born March 1812, died 28 Sep 1873. Married 1848.


                        Roll of Honour


GILBERT      John Driffield


                        Henry (A.M.C.)



BROWN         Morgan


CHAPPLE      Walter




HURST           John

                        Albert Edward


MEAKINS     Walter Leonard


ROGERS       Leslie Norman




These pages were produced by P.Applebee for Andrew G Peake ©2007