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William SILVESTER

Regimental number390
Place of birthBexhill England
ReligionCongregational
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W Silvester, 30 High Street, Battle, Sussex, England
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
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
FateDischarged 14 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 392 Pte Frank SILVESTER, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 December 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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