Thomas CASHMAN (aka Tom) [1911-????] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Thomas CASHMAN (aka Tom) [1911-????]

Names
Given: 
Thomas
Family: 
Cashman
Alias / nickname: 
Tom
Sex: 
Male
Status: 
Deceased
Birth
Date: 
1911-06-16

Comments

Tom Cashman was Sergeant 76 in the HKP and at the time of the Japanese invasion was attached to CID HQ.

In the HKP War Diary he was commended, with others, by Assistant Superintendent F.W. Shaftain, Director of CID for excellent work during the hostilities prior to the surrender of the Colony.

Cashman Family - Interesting heritage, see Patricia's book.

Thomas senior - Born Cork  18.2.1874  enlisted as PC 6 on 31.10.1898   Sgt by 1908  To pension as Inspector 1926,died 1951

Thomas junior - Born 16.6.1911  ( H.K. ? ) enlisted 2.9.1932 as PC later L/Sgt A 76,Assistant Superintendent 1.11.1949   Senior Supt 1.11.1957, retired to Ireland,died 1989 in Cork.

One of a number of Hong Kong police families over they years.