An Anzac (with a difference) from King's Somborne

by Bob Vine

This is the story of my Grandfather, Sergeant Sydney John Vine MM who was born at Upper Brook, King’s Somborne, Hampshire, England on 7 November 1887. His resting place may be found in the Church of England Section, Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand; Plot 105 G CH ENG2 to be precise, He had died at Wellington Hospital on 8 July 1922 of Pneumonia, with his Service Records showing “Death due to war service”.

The story updates that published in The New Zealand Genealogist, March/April 2007.

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