Herbert John Silver

Herbert John Silver was born October 1894. The youngest son of Henry Charles Frank Silver and Elizabeth of Forge Road Southborough. Herbert attended Miss Lovell’s school in Prospect Road from 5-7 years of age. He later went to St.Peters school on the common. He left school at the age of 14. His first job was a house painter at Holden House. When war was declared he joined up and was posted to India with the Royal West Kent Regiment serving as a Signalman. He was demobbed in May 1919. Herbert died at the age of 90 in 1985.


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