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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: HMNZT 28
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: Military personnel file
Sources Used: Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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