Edward Charles Cameron Bing was the son of Edward Lewis Bing and Lois Greenwood (nee Trahair) of 87 Duke's Avenue, Muswell Hill, London; husband of Ada Bing of 137 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow.  
 
He was born at Pernambuco, Brazil in 1894. His parents were both English; his father was born in Hertfordshire and his mother in Cornwall. They were married at Portsea, Hampshire in 1892.
 
Edward had three siblings; Lorna Ponsonby Llewellyn (b Pernambuco 1898), Eric St Loy (b Pernambuco 1899) and Stuart Logan (b Waterloo 1908).
 
The Bing family arrived at Southampton from Buenos Aires, Argentina aboard the R.M.S. Elbe on the 21st May 1900
 
In 1901 Edward was living with his mother and siblings at Mirtle Cottage, Newlyn, Cornwall.
 
At the time of the 1911 census his mother and siblings were living at 7 Norma Road. Waterloo
 
His service records can be seen at Library and Archives Canada. He was a famer when he enlisted at Halifax, Nova Scotis on the 20th October 1914. He arrived in England in May 1915 and was posted overseas on the 14th September 1915.
 
He had been promoted to Sergeant when, on the 11th June 1916, he was blown up in an explosion which left him with debilitating shell shock, for which he received treatment in the UK for over twelve months.
 
Edward was promoted to Lieutenant in February 1917 and was passed fit for service in October 1917 and was posted back to the Western Front on the 9th April 1918.
 
He and his wife Ada were married on the 6th August 1917
 
Edward was killed in action in France on the 12th June 1918.
 
His brother, Eric St Loy Bing, also fell.
 
On the 10th August 1923 his parents and siblings emigrated to Canada from Southampton aboard the S.S. Ausonia, giving their address as 87 Duke's Avenue, Muswell Hill, London.