• William Edward Sing

Army / Flying Corps
  • 5th Australian Light Horse Field Ambulance
  • 31st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Unknown
  • Private

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  • Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
  • Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)
  • 1914–1915 Star
  • British War Medal
  • Foreign award/Other
  • Victory Medal
  • Address in Edinburgh

    6 Spring Gardens, Stockbridge, Edinburgh, UK

  • Buried in Lutwyche War Cemetery

    Lutwyche War Cemetery, Brisbane QLD, Australia

  • Queensland Military Historical Society set up a bronze plaque at 304 Montague Road, South Brisbane, where Sing had died.

    304 Montague Road, South Brisbane

  • Birth

    Clermont, Queensland, Australia
    Tuesday, 2 March 1886

  • Enlistment - WW1

    Bowen, Queensland, Australia
    Saturday, 24 October 1914

  • Embarked on Transport A34 Persic

    Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
    Monday, 21 December 1914

  • Gallipoli Campaign

    17900 Eceabat/Çanakkale Province, Turkey
    Sunday, 25 April 1915 - Sunday, 9 January 1916

  • Slightly wounded

    17900 Eceabat/Çanakkale Province, Turkey
    Wednesday, 25 August 1915

  • Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal

    Friday, 10 March 1916

  • Transferred to the 31st Infantry Battalion

    Tel-El-Kebir, Egypt
    Thursday, 27 July 1916

  • Wounded in action G.S.W.Left Leg

    Wednesday, 14 March 1917

  • Married Elizabeth A. Stewart

    Edinburgh, UK
    Friday, 29 June 1917

  • Battle of Polygon Wood

    8980 Zonnebeke, Belgium
    Wednesday, 26 September 1917 - Thursday, 27 September 1917

  • Awarded Belgian Croix de Guerre

    Saturday, 19 January 1918

  • Wounded in action G.S.W.Back

    Monday, 18 February 1918

  • Returned to Australia

    Sunday, 21 July 1918

  • Died as a result of a ruptures aorta

    West End, Brisbane
    Wednesday, 19 May 1943

  • Billy Sing Memorial - Hoods Lagoon Recreation Area

    Queensland 4721, Australia
    Saturday, 7 October 1995

Stories and comments
    • Billy
    • Posted by aussiedigger, Saturday, 6 December 2014

    Tpr William Edward )(Billy Sing DCM , Croix de Guerre 1886 - 1943 "The Assassin of Gallipoli"