In 1891 the family was living in a cottage in Ayr Road.
while his brother Hugh was visiting at Newfield Farm
and his parents were at Humeston Cottage
Gilbert married Elizabeth Bryce* in 1914. His address was 46 Garrallan Row, He was a coal miner. Elizabeth was the daughter of John Bryce and Margaret Munsie.
*Elizabeth was a cousin of David Bryce also killed at the Somme two weeks earlier
His younger brother Hugh Hamilton is also on Cumnock War Memorial and in the same regiment.
|Hugh, Mary and baby Gilbert|
His widow received a pension of 23/5 (I think, it's very faint) for herself and two children. She signed for his war medal and victory medal on 9 Sep 1921 at Holmhead.