Robert John Silvester 21 August 1922 - 2 July 2009 Key details Contribute › Service number453449 AWMM Also known asBob AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at discharge21 Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesRobert John AWMM SurnameSilvester AWMM Ingoa Also known asBob AWMM Service number453449 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth21 August 1922 AWMM Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMBanker AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMC/o Bank of New ZealandTe AwamutuNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr G.H. Silvester (father)PaterangiOhaupoNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 14 May 1943 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number453449 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMTe AwamutuWaikatoNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM14 May 1943 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM14 May 1943 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 9th Reinforcements AWMMNew Zealand Infantry Brigade AWMMDominion Monarch/QSMV Dominion Monarch/Dominion Monarch Maru AWMMSergeant AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rank21 Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Husband of Jean AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death86 AWMM Date of death2 July 2009 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathTakapunaNorth Shore CityAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Death notesTakapunaAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameCremated at North Shore Memorial Park and Crematorium (Schnapper Rock)AlbanyNorth Shore CityNew Zealand AWMM Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference ObituaryDeath Notice: New Zealand Herald, 4 July 2009 AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Robert John Silvester by laying a poppy. Percy Silvester Percy James Silvester Robert John Silvester Wilfred Allan Silvester William Henry Silvester Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Robert John Silvester Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksAuckland Council. North burial and cremation records searchhttp://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/cemeteries/Pages/northburialcremationrecords.aspxSources UsedAuckland Council. North burial and cremation records searchhttp://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/cemeteries/Pages/northburialcremationrecords.aspxSources Used DocumentsThe New Zealand Herald AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 11: WW2 117 AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMDeath Notice: New Zealand Herald, 4 July 2009 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.