My goal is to personally visit and collate information from 100 New Zealand World War One memorials throughout New Zealand to commemorate the Centenary of World War One and to remember those who paid the ultimate price.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Sergeant Mark Vipond - Matakana Memorial
Mark Vipond left with the Main Body on the 16 October 1914 from Auckland with the Auckland Mounted Rifles. He served at Gallipoli but was later killed in action in Egypt on 9 August 1916 aged 22. He is buried at the Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
Rodney and Otamatea Times, Waitemata and Kaipara Gazette , 23 August 1916, Page 5