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P08806.011

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number P08806.011
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Makers
  • Silk, George (Photographer);
  • Unknown (Photographer);
Place made North Africa: Egypt, Alexandria
Date made 29 April 1941

Description

Officers view the wreath-covered grave of VX13755 Brigadier Basil John Andrew, Deputy Adjutant General, AIF HQ Middle East, following his funeral service. A veteran of the First World War, Andrew re-enlisted in April 1940 aged 45. He died of illness at Alexandria on 28 April 1941 and was buried with full military honours at Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery.