I have a very special request to ask you if you could help me find out about my father. His name was John Gilbart & he was born 23/07/1900 in Lelant in Cornwall.
He was employed by Union-Castle as a cable & wireless officer on the Llangibby Castle in 1935 on the Southampton to Cape Town route.
Also I have found out he was the Senior Radio Officer in Union-Castle in the 1950's.
As you will surmise if I don't find out soon I never will.
I have no further information other than he had a brother that lived in Camborne & died 1975 so I suspect that he will have retained connections with Cornwall.
In have been trying to find out since 1979!!
I appreciate that you may not be able to help but it is worth asking.