BERTIE GEORGE VINE

image from 1917 Chronicle newspaper

 

Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 4th March 1917; age 20; KiA.

Employed: on a lathe in the engineering shop at the Orwell Works.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Acting Bombardier; Service Number: 895120

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 55th Division Ammunition Col. (T.F.)

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference.

VI.A.4.

Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery,

Leper,

West Vlaanderen,

Belgium

 

 Next of Kin: Mother – Mrs Price (formerly Mrs Vine), of the Lord Nelson.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   31, Cumberland Street, Ipswich.

 

Bertie was 4 years old and living with his mother, brother & step father.

Charles Herbert Price, 28, a Working Jeweller, born Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

Eliza Elizabeth H. Price (nee Southgate), born Ipswich.

Harry Charles Vine, 9, born Ipswich.

 

1911   41, Oxford Street, Ipswich.

 

Bertie was 14 years old, a Coal Merchants Clerk. He was living with his mother, brother, step father, & step siblings.

Charles, 37, a Working Jeweller.

Eliza, 39.

Harry, 19, an Engine Fitter Apprentice.

Charles Ernest Price, 9, born Ipswich.

Winifred Priscilla Price, 3, born 5, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.

1 Boarder.

 

Bertie’s father was Harry James Vine, born 1870, Ipswich – died 1898, Ipswich.

 

Bertie is also remembered on the war memorial at Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich. ,  Alan Road Methodist Church and the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

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 Royal Field Artillery, 55th Division Ammunition Col. (T.F.) 

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