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Full Name
Charles George Silvester
Rank Last Held
Company Quartermaster Sergeant
Forename(s)
Charles George
Surname
Silvester
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
11999
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Sergeant
Occupation before Enlistment
Engineer
Next of Kin
Miss N. Silvester (sister), 47 Grange Mount, Birkenhead, England
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
12th Reinforcements New Zealand Field Engineers, No. 1 Field Company
Embarkation Date
1 May 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Ulimaroa
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
30
Page on Nominal Roll
14
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Engineers
Place of Death
Belgium
Date of Death
2 July 1917
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference
XXV. J. 2A.
Biographical Notes
Last rank held was listed as Temporary Company Quartermaster Sergeant
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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