Date of birth: 1890
Place of birth: St. Martin, Guernsey
Service No.: 15363
Regiment / Division: Royal Fusiliers (City fo London Regiment)
Battalion: 8th Battalion
Died: 23rd April 1916 aged 26 years
Death Location: France
Life before the War
In the 1911 census, Sylvester (transcribed as Silrenter) was a Boarder living at Magdala House, Britannia Road, St. Mary’s Parish, Southampton. He was employed by the Royal Yacht Club as a Billiards Marker.
|Birth Place:||Guernsey, Channel Islands|
|Death Date:||23 Apr 1916|
|Death Location:||France & Flanders|
|Regiment:||Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)|
|Type of Casualty:||Killed in action|
|Theatre of War:||Western European Theatre|
|Comments:||Formerly 86548, R.F.A.|
Sylvester is Remembered with Honour at Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calias Reference II.H.27
He is also Remembered at the Bailiwick Memorial, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, as well as St. Martin’s Parish Memorial, Guernsey.
National Roll of the Great War
“Mauger, S., Private, Royal Fusiliers.
He volunteered in April 1915, and after a short period of training was drafted to France. Here he took part in many engagements, and whilst in action on 23rd April 1916, he was killed. He was entitled to the 1914 – 1915 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
8, Derby Road, Southampton”
This address is also that of Charles Robert Prioux Manger who died on 1st April 1917 at sea. At this present time, no connection can be found between these 2 men.
Researched by Becky Lonergan October 2013.