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Alfred Gerald Silvester

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred Gerald AWMM
  • Surname
    Silvester AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Gerald Public - Brenden - 24 March 2018 - Family papers
  • Service number
    9168 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1910 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
    28 May 1910 Public - Brenden - 24 March 2018 - Family Papers
  • Place of birth
    Bluff, New Zealand Public - Brenden - 24 March 2018 - Family Papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Bann Street, Bluff, New Zealand AWMM
    • 130 Bann Street Bluff Public - Brenden - 24 March 2018 - Family Papers
  • Post war occupation
    • Foreman Butcher, Freezing Worker/Civilian AWMM
    • at Ocean Beach Freezing Works, Bluff. Public - Brenden - 24 March 2018 - Family Papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Alfred John Silvester (father), Bann Street, Bluff, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Never married Public - Brenden - 24 March 2018 - Family Papers

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    9168 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    2 January 1942 AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
    13 May 1945 Public - Brenden - 24 March 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
    POW at Stalag VIIIB (Teschen), Germany. Public - Brenden - 24 March 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • POW serial number
    33602 Public - Brenden - 24 March 2018 - Military Personnel File

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Emma Silvester and Alfred John Silvester AWMM
    • Older brother of 31900 Signalman Leslie George Silvester. Public - Brenden - 24 March 2018 - Family Papers

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 November 1970 AWMM
    Age 60 AWMM
    BluffSouthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Green Point Cemetery, Bluff, New Zealand AWMM Block 1 Plot 11A AWMM
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  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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