Wilfred Allan Silvester 25 December 1919 - 3 April 1999 Key details Contribute › Service number24294 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at discharge24 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 ForenamesWilfred Allan AWMM SurnameSilvester AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number24294 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth25 December 1919 AWMM Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMC/o M.W. JensenPutaruruWaikatoNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr C. Silvester (father)MatamataWaikatoNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number24294 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMRotoruaBay of PlentyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM24 Battalion AWMMPrivate 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 rank24 Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Death About death Contribute › Age at death79 AWMM Date of death3 April 1999 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathHamiltonWaikatoNew Zealand AWMM Death notesHamiltonWaikatoNew Zealand AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameHamilton Park Cemetery395 Morrinsville RoadNewsteadHamiltonNew Zealand AWMM Grave referenceRSA-10-069 AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Wilfred Allan Silvester by laying a poppy. Percy James Silvester Robert John Silvester Wilfred Allan Silvester William Henry Silvester George William Bulpitt Silvestre Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Wilfred Allan Silvester Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksHamilton City Council cemetery searchhttp://www.hamilton.co.nz/our-services/do-it-online/cemetery-search/Pages/default.aspxSources UsedBurdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-24Ba.htmlFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 3: WW2 433 AWMMFortune, G. & Bebich, M. (2008). Citizenship and remembrance : a history of the 24 NZ Infantry Battalion Association. Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.