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George Henry SILVA

Regimental number7547
Place of birthFlowerpot Channel, Tasmania
SchoolFlowerpot State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFlowerpot, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A Silva, Flowerpot, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1918
Place of death or woundingMetreut, France
Age at death19.6
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 146), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Sarah SILVA, Birch's Bay, Charnel, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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