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Robert John Silvester

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  • Service number
    453449 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Bob AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    21 Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert John AWMM
  • Surname
    Silvester AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bob AWMM
  • Service number
    453449 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    21 August 1922 AWMM
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Banker AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown C/o Bank of New Zealand, Te Awamutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr G.H. Silvester (father), Paterangi, Ohaupo, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 May 1943 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    453449 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Te Awamutu, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Dominion Monarch AWMM
    Sergeant AWMM
    New Zealand Infantry Brigade AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 9th Reinforcements AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    21 Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Jean AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    86 AWMM
  • Date of death
    2 July 2009 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Takapuna, North Shore City, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Cremated at North Shore Memorial Park and Crematorium (Schnapper Rock), Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 4 July 2009 AWMM

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