Oscar EAGER [1888-1945] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Oscar EAGER [1888-1945]

Names
Given: 
Oscar
Family: 
Eager
Sex: 
Male
Status: 
Deceased
Birth
Date: 
c.1888-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Death
Date: 
1945-01-16
Cause of death: 
Killed in Bungalow C by mis-directed American bomb

Comments

Record of Oscar Eagar in Deacons Archive, no 21/84. Intesting a copy of ARP report included. 

  1. Power of Attorney of Mrs Lilian Mabel Baines to M H Turner, H J Armstrong, R A Wadeson and W C Hung, notarised by Roy James McArthur, Melbourne, Australia. (1947 Jan 8 – 16)
  2. No 302 of 1947 In the Supreme Court of Hongkong (Probate Jurisdiction) in the goods of Oscar Eager, company manager, deceased, died Stanley Internment Camp 16 January 1945: Letters of Administration with Will annexed granted to H J Armstrong, attorney for L M Baines. (1947 Apr 11)
  3. Receipt for coupon for shipping passage from London to Hong Kong for Mr O Eager and Miss Eager issued by Mackinnon Mackenzie & Co, with envelope. (1940 Mar 21)
  4. Letter from G V Bird, HQ China Command, Hong Kong, to O Eager, Hongkong Land Investment Company. (1941 Dec 5)
  5. Inventory of personal property at No 5 Bowen Road, Hong Kong; list amended; with envelope. (1926 May 1 - 1940 Aug 1)
  6. ARP [Air Raid Precaution] Group Observers Reports and Civil Defence Exercise, Comments and Criticisms. (1941 Nov 28 – 29)
  7. Typed copy of Last Will and Testament of O Eager (1939 Mar 3)
  8. Will of Oscar Eager, with envelope. (1939 Mar 3)

 

Prior to the Japanese occupation Oscar Eager was Commandant of the Hong Kong Police Reserve and was one of fourteen internees killed in the accidental bombing of Stanley Camp by U.S. aircraft.