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Obituary, 2002

Gil Langley

LANGLEY, GILBERT ROCHE ANDREWS, OAM, died in Adelaide on May 14, 2001, aged 81, having for several years suffered from Alzheimer's disease

Gil Langley dies aged 81

Gil Langley, the Australian Test wicketkeeper who also represented his state at football before becoming Speaker of the House in state parliament, died on Monday night in an Adelaide nursing home at the age of 81 following a long illness


Gilbert Langley

The standard of Australian batting and bowling is subject to deep fluctuations, as the gulf between 1948 and 1956 emphasises, but the supply of fine fieldsmen, notably wicket-keepers, seems inexhaustible