Full name: Herbert Henry "Bert" Gayler
Born: December 3, 1881 in Christchurch, Dorset, Great Britain
Died: June 23, 1917 in South Waziristan, Tribal Areas, Pakistan
Affiliations: Polytechnic C.C., Westminster (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
Bert Gayler finished 30th in the road race at the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm and was a non-scoring member of the English team that clinched the silver medal.
In 1917 Gayler, a soldier with the British Army's 25th County of London Cycle Battalion was sent to India as part of an expeditionary force to deal with a revolt amongst Mahsud tribesmen in Waziristan on what is now the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. He was killed by rifle fire during an ambush in a valley near Kotkai Bozi Khel. A memorial to him is to be seen at the Anglican Church in Jullundur.
|1912 Summer||30||Stockholm||Cycling||Men's Road Race, Individual||England||GBR||30|
|1912 Summer||30||Stockholm||Cycling||Men's Road Race, Team||England-1||GBR||2||Silver||non-scoring|
|1912 Summer||30||Stockholm||Cycling||Great Britain||Final Standings||30||11-39:01.8|
|1912 Summer||30||Stockholm||Cycling||England-1||GBR||Final Standings||2||non-scoring||11-39:01.8|