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Cecil William INGS

Regimental number1931
Date of birth31 August 1895
Place of birthParkesbourne, New South Wales
SchoolCullarin School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressBreadalbane, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Edwin Ings, Breadalbane, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1931A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Other details

Son of Edwin and Emma (nee Apps) Ings from Breadalbane, New South Wales. Married Marie Horn who died, and then remarried Ann Elizabeth Rew in approx 1927. Served in Flanders. Re-enlisted in World War II and was a Sergeant at the Hay Prisoner of War Camp. After the war he returned to his trade of Butchering. He then went into the building trade and later became a Parking Police Officer until his retirement.

Date of death20 December 1976
Age at death81
Place of burialCastlebrook Crematorium, Rouse Hill, New South Wales - ashes in Jubilee Garden

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