WW1 Digger History Podcast

True accounts of the First World War / The Great War / WWI as told by the soldiers themselves!



episode 4: Billy Sing Gallipoli sniper

He was described as 'a picturesque man-killer' and the 'murderer' but Billy Sing. Half Chinese Billy was almost denied the right to enlist in 1914 to became arguably the best sniper Australia ever produced. Billy returned home, mined gold, drank hard and died alone and almost a pauper at age 57 in a rented room in Brisbane. Here is his story.


 2020-12-19  1h19m