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Here is the resting place of BILLY SING .
LUTWYCHE cemetery , northside of BRISBANE , AUSTRALIA.
i was shown this today on the way back from shooting range where a group of us shoot old military rifles , 303s , etc.we pulled some grass away from it and gave it a wash .

here is the picture.



if it to small to read maybe some one knows how to make it bigger.
 

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warner520 said:
if it to small to read maybe some one knows how to make it bigger.
No need:

AT REST
WILLIAM EDWARD (BILLY) SING (DCM)
Born Clermont Qld 2-3-1886 -- 19-5-1943
Reg. No. 355 Australian Fifth Light Horse Regiment and later the 31st Infantry Batallion

Son of JOHN SING (bn. SHANGHAI) and MARY ANN (nee PUGH bn. ENGLAND)
AND MARRIED FOR A TIME TO ELIZABETH (STEWART) IN EDINBURGH 29-6-1917

A man of all trades, Pte. Sing was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for
conspicuous gallantry, the Belgian Croux De Guerre and mentioned often in despatches.
Serving at Gallipoli and in France from 1915 - 1918, he became known as Australia's most
effective marksman/sniper accounting for more than 158 of the opposing forces.

His incredible accuracy contributed greatly to the preservation of the lives of these with
whom he served during a war always remembered for centuries acts of valour and tragic courage.
 
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