After a search to the ends of the Earth for a long-lost relative, finally, on a wet, grey November Sunday in a Levin cemetery, a soldier who died in 1983 was farewelled again.

Paul and Bev Webster from Durham, England, had spent months searching for Paul's father's uncle, William Ernest Gee.

Unable to travel out of the country because of their ages, and the fact that Bev is disabled, they had to make do with long-distance contact with many people and organisations both in the United Kingdom and in New Zealand in their search for the man who from an

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