Gilbert Gardiner

M, #6562, b. 16 November 1930, d. 13 January 2011
     Gilbert Gardiner was born on 16 November 1930 at Aberdeen, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of George Gardiner and Catherine Wood. Gilbert Gardiner was a marine engineer. He was found on a passenger list for 25 May 1948 of the passenger ship 'Aquitania'.3,2 Gilbert died on 13 January 2011 at White Rock Hospital, Canada, at age 80.1,2


  1. [S5224] Family Announcements, Deaths: Gardiner, Vancouver Sun and/or The Province, "GARDINER, Gilbert Gill passed away in his sleep on January 13, 2011 at White Rock Hospital. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years Pat (nee Reid), his children Allan and Shelley (Douglas), his grandsons Tyler, Michael, Morgan. Sister Ina (Dennis), niece Jodi and many other nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his beloved brother George (Margaret). Born in Aberdeen, Scotland on November 16, 1930, he arrived in Canada in 1948. No service by request. Papa is in heaven flying his beavers once again and watching over his crewboat in The Queen Charlot Islands where he will lay to rest. Aloha dad and Mahalo."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S5225] Ship's passenger list,25 May 1948, Aquitania, Ticket 202061, Port at which passengers have contracted to land: Halifax, Gardiner, Gilbert, first class, male, age 17, Last address: 53 Cranford Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, Occupation: marine engineer, Country of last permanent residence: Scotland, Country of intended future permanent residence: Canada.