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Full Name
Gilbert Silvester
Forename(s)
Gilbert
Surname
Silvester
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
  • 7/1517
  • 7/1519
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
Mrs T. Silvester (mother), Greenland, Henley-on-Thames, England
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
32 Stratford Street, Fendalton, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
6th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
14 August 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tofua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
661
Additional Information
Gilbert Silvester's serial number is recorded in the Nominal Rolls as 7/1517, and in Archives New Zealand as 7/1519.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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