Vincent Albert SILVA


SILVA, Vincent Albert

Service Number: 2213
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Goldsborough, Victoria. Australia., 24 March 1894
Home Town: Goldsborough, Loddon, Victoria
Schooling: Goldsborough State School, Victoria. Aus
Occupation: Labourer.
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 8 August 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Vincent was never buried, by the Army or by Family. We do have a memorial plaque for Vincent and His Brother, Peter. Added to photos.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Dunolly Great War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Mildura Workingmans Club War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

17 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2213, 14th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
17 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2213, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne

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Family Addition; 100 years and for Vincent he died 100 years ago on the 8th August 1915. Killed on the top of mount 971. He took 2 bullets, but one went into his forehead. They say he died instantly.