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Full Name: William Henry Silvester
Forename(s): William Henry
Surname: Silvester
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 8/1638
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: Alfred Silvester (father), Bluff, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Bluff, New Zealand
Military District: Otago
Body on Embarkation: 3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination: Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 661
Place of Death: New Zealand
Date of Death: 15 March 1928
Age at Death: 51
Year of Death: 1928
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Further References: Invercargill City Council Cemetery Record and headstone image
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