condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white
Online Cenotaph

Wilfred Allan Silvester

-
  • Service number
    24294 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    24 Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wilfred Allan AWMM
  • Surname
    Silvester AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24294 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Date of birth
    25 December 1919 AWMM
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown C/o M.W. Jensen, Putaruru, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr C. Silvester (father), Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24294 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›
  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM
    24 Infantry Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force 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 rank
    24 Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Age at death
    79 AWMM
  • Date of death
    3 April 1999 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Hamilton Park Cemetery, 395 Morrinsville Road, Newstead, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    RSA-10-069 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

Roll of Honour

Remember Wilfred Allan Silvester by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Wilfred Allan Silvester

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second 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. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 433 AWMM
    • Fortune, G. & Bebich, M. (2008). Citizenship and remembrance : a history of the 24 NZ Infantry Battalion Association. Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia. AWMM