Basil Jeffery (Jeff) GILBERT

Badge Number: S27197 , Sub Branch: Loxton
S27197

GILBERT, Basil Jeffery

Service Numbers: SX27423, S16511
Enlisted: 14 December 1942
Last Rank: Signaller
Last Unit: Lines of Communication Units
Born: North Kensington, South Australia, 13 January 1923
Home Town: Berri, Berri and Barmera, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Natural causes, Loxton, South Australia, 11 June 2016, aged 93 years
Cemetery: Loxton Cemetery, S.A.
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World War 2 Service

14 Dec 1942: Enlisted Private, SN SX27423, Barmera, South Australia
14 Dec 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN SX27423
15 Dec 1942: Involvement SN SX27423
15 Dec 1942: Involvement SN S16511
13 Dec 1945: Discharged Signaller, SN SX27423, Lines of Communication Units, 18 Lines of Communications Signals
13 Dec 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN SX27423

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"GILBERT, Basil Jeffrey "Jeff" SX27423 Signalman. Passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Loxton Aged Care. Aged 93 years. Beloved husband of Elsie (deceased). Loved father of Bob, Les, Bill, Ann (deceased) and their families. Grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather."from the Adelaide Advertiser on 15 Jun 2016 (tributes.adelaidenow.com.au)