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Frank SILVESTER

Regimental number392
Place of birthBexhill England
ReligionCongregational
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W Silvester, 30 High Street, Battle, Sussex, England
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 390 Pte William SILVESTER, 16th Bn, discharged, 14 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 May 1987

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