Stuart Vincent SILVEY

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Private Stuart Vincent SILVEY No. 2605 1st/1st
Royal Gloucestershire Hussars
Died 25 November 1920 aged 26 at his residence Tivoli House, Stonehouse.

Only son of Joseph Frederick and Amelia Emily Silvey, of Tivoli House, Stonehouse.
N.B. Medal Card states spelling as STEWART Silvey, all other records show STUART.

At rest at Stonehouse St Cry Churchyard Extension, Gloucestershire.

Amelia Emily Press married Joseph Frederick Silvey in Cheltenham. Their son Stuart Vincent was born in 1894. In census of 1901 Joseph and Amelia were residing at Stour Buildings, Stonehouse. Joseph at that time was an iron moulder and Amelia was a dress maker. Along with them was their son Stuart aged 7 years. In the census of 1911 Joseph, Amelia and Stuart were still residing at the same address. At this time Joseph was an iron moulder in Dudbridge Iron Works and Stuart was an apprentice iron moulder.
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SILVEY, Trooper Stuart (Stewart) V. 2605 later 235420

A “Marling School Old Boy serving with the Colours”

Of Tivoli House, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire.

Enlisted 29th Oct. 1914 into 2/1 RGH Yeomanry

Entered Egyptian Theatre of War with 1/1 RGHY 12th Sept 1915

Disembodied 8th March 1919

Died at home aged 26 and was buried on Boxing Day 1920 with full Military Honours by his comrades.

We continue to watch over him.
 
SILVEY, Trooper Stuart (Stewart) V. 2605 later 235420

A “Marling School Old Boy serving with the Colours”

Of Tivoli House, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire.

Enlisted 29th Oct. 1914 into 2/1 RGH Yeomanry

Entered Egyptian Theatre of War with 1/1 RGHY 12th Sept 1915

Disembodied 8th March 1919

Died at home aged 26 and was buried on Boxing Day 1920 with full Military Honours by his comrades.

We continue to watch over him.
Hi,
I live in Woodchester (not far from Stonehouse) and hove found a Bible with this name written in the front.
 
Hi my name's Kate, I live in Woodchester (not far from Stonehouse).

My parents in-law have been having a clear and and found an old bible with the name Stuart V Silvey written in the front. Also written was "Prisoner of war, Ismid, Turkey 1917"

I hope this is the same person!
SILVEY, Trooper Stuart (Stewart) V. 2605 later 235420

A “Marling School Old Boy serving with the Colours”

Of Tivoli House, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire.

Enlisted 29th Oct. 1914 into 2/1 RGH Yeomanry

Entered Egyptian Theatre of War with 1/1 RGHY 12th Sept 1915

Disembodied 8th March 1919

Died at home aged 26 and was buried on Boxing Day 1920 with full Military Honours by his comrades.

We continue to watch over him.
 
Hi my name's Kate, I live in Woodchester (not far from Stonehouse).

My parents in-law have been having a clear and and found an old bible with the name Stuart V Silvey written in the front. Also written was "Prisoner of war, Ismid, Turkey 1917"

I hope this is the same person!
Thank you for that. It would appear this is the same person named in the bible. Thanks to the bible we have discovered he was a Prisoner of War. Great to make the connection. I have added a few more details regarding Stuart's parents to the photograph.
 
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