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Andrew Blyth Bing

In memory of:

Private Andrew Blyth Bing

June 7, 1900

Johannesburg, South Africa

Military Service


Service Number:

334

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

November 28, 1873
Staphenhill, England

Son of Mrs. Edith Bing of Scarcliffe, Chesterfield, England.

Commemorated on Page 3 of the South African War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRAAMFONTEIN GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE (JOHANNESBURG)
South Africa

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

The cemetery is located on Graaf Street, off Smit Street. Enter at the gate, go 400 m, turn right and go 100 m, The Canadian graves are on the right side.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Andrew Blythe Bing Memorial Plaque in St Leonard's Church, Main Street, Scarcliffe, Derbyshire, England. Inscription: "In Loving Memory of Andrew Blythe Bing M.D, Canadian Mounted Rifles, second son of Robert Henry and Edith Bing, born November 28th 1873, died at Johannesburg S. Africa June 7th 1900. Dulce Et Decorum Est Pro Patria Mori."
  • Gravemarker
  • Gravemarker (photo 2)
  • Letter May 12 1902 p.1
  • Letter May 12 1902 p.2
  • Letter May 12 1902 p.3
  • Letter February 7 1903 p.1
  • Letter February 7 1903 p.2
  • Letter February 25 1903
  • Parish Church Photo– UK National Inventory of War Memorials entry re BING. (online)
PARISH CHURCH
SCARCLIFFE
DERBYSHIRE
ENGLAND
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ ANREW BLYTHE BING M.D./ CANADIAN MOUNTED RIFLES/ SECOND SON OF/ ROBERT HENRY AND EDITH BING/ BORN NOV 28TH 1873/ DIED JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, JUNE 7TH 1900  
(Bing died of fever at Johannesburg)

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