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Full Name
George Francis Silvester
Forename(s)
George Francis
Surname
Silvester
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
69531
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Railway fireman
Next of Kin
Mrs Mary Ann Silvester (mother), Ivey Cottage, Liffey Street, Bluff, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
34th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Embarkation Date
8 February 1918
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Ulimaroa
Destination
Liverpool, England
Nominal Roll Number
78
Page on Nominal Roll
12
Place of Death
New Zealand
Date of Death
22 August 1942
Age at Death
48
Year of Death
1942
Cemetery Name
Bluff Cemetery, Bluff, New Zealand
Grave Reference
Block 8 Plot 153
Biographical Notes
  • Son of Mary Ann Silvester and Alfred Silvester.
  • Husband of Thelma Isabel (nee Weir).
Postwar Occupation
Labourer
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Further References
Sources Used
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