The funeral of VX13755 Brigadier Basil John Andrew, Deputy Adjutant General, AIF HQ Middle East.  A veteran of the First World War, Andrew re-enlisted in April 1940 aged 45.  He died of illness at ...
ID numberP08806.003
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Print silver gelatin
MakerSilk, George
Place madeEgypt: Alexandria
Date madeApril 1941
DescriptionThe funeral of VX13755 Brigadier Basil John Andrew, Deputy Adjutant General, AIF HQ Middle East. 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 the Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery. Written on the verso of the image is "Escort reaching the cemetery gates. Escort consists of 100 gunners from 9 Aust. Div. RAA. with 4 trumpeters. Firing party is in foreground".