Story: Silva, Paul Thomas

Private Paul Silva

Private Paul Silva

Paul Silva served as a private in the Auckland Infantry Battalion during the First World War. At Gallipoli in 1915 he was severely wounded in the jaw and lost his left eye.

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Reference: AWNS-19150715-45-19

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How to cite this page:

Jamie Mackay. 'Silva, Paul Thomas', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 January 2022)