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Home Town Poughkeepsie, NY
Last Address San Diego, CA
Date of Passing Dec 26, 1912
Location of Interment Greenwood Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates Not Specified
Last Known Activity He was retired and living in San Diego upon the occasion of his death.
Gilbert Purdy is the Old Salt standing spinning yarns.
Photograph taken on board USS Mohican in 1888 by Assistant Surgeon H.W. Whitaker, USN.
The Sailors in the photograph are (from left to right): David Ireland, Gilbert H. Purdy, John T. Griffith and John King.