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03-May-2017 (John Huth)
03-May-2017 (John Huth)

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The Memorial Gates erected by members of the church commemorate Private Edward H. Ings who died as a prisoner of war at Sandakan, Borneo during World War Two.

Ted Ings was born in 1903 at Binalong and in the 1930s, with his brother Les, he ran a dairy farm near the town. The Ings brothers were well-known for their skill in building the large old-fashioned haystacks. At local dances, Ted's skillful playing of the squeezebox was much in demand and he is remembered in the district as gentle-natured and well-liked. On 17 July 1940, at Goulburn, New South Wales, he enlisted in the 2nd AIF and was assigned to the 2/19th Battalion. Ted was a prisoner of war in Malaya before he was tranferred to Borneo. 



Address:Queen & Stephens Streets, St Thomas` Anglican Church, Binalong, 2584
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.670967
Long: 148.6284
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Gates
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event STart Date:24-February-1945
Actual Event End Date:24-February-1945


Front Inscription

These gates were erected by Brothers and Sisters in memory of Pte. E. H. Iings.

Died Sandakan Ranau Borneo

24th February 1945. Age 41 Yrs

Source: MA,SKP, NRWM
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