Service Number: VX13755

Rank: Temporary Brigadier

Unit: Headquarters 1 Australian Corps (Staff Corps)

Service: Australian Army

Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Date of death: 28 April 1941

Place of death: Egypt, North Africa

Cause of death: Illness

Cemetery or memorial details: Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt, North Africa

Source: AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)

Location on the Roll of Honour

Basil John Andrew's name is located at panel 10 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

Map of Commemorative area showing which panel Basil John Andrew's name is located

Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

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Personal Service Records

For information on the service records of those who served in the First World War please see Australian Service Records from World War I on the National Archives of Australia website.

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour Certificate

Roll of honour certificates are available from the Orientation Gallery for $5.40 each.

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