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Robert Arthur SILVESTER

Regimental number1768
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address9 Clarke Street, East Prahran Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMrs Silvester, 9 Clarke Street, East Prahran Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Pay Corps (Egypt)
FateReturned to Australia 27 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death19 September 1961

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