Chaloner Grenville ALABASTER [1880-1958] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Chaloner Grenville ALABASTER [1880-1958]

Names
Given: 
Chaloner Grenville
Family: 
Alabaster
Sex: 
Male
Status: 
Deceased
Birth
Date: 
c.1880-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Hankow
Birthplace (country): 
Death
Date: 
c.1958-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)

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Chaloner Grenville Alabaster KC (1880 -1958) was the Attorney General of Hong Kong from 1930 to 1946.  He was interned in the Stanley Prisoner of war camp for the duration of the war.  

He was the son of Chaloner Grenville Alabaster a British China Consular Official and had been born in Hankow.  

More details are on his Wikipedia entry. 

Here is a photo of Alabaster at the Kwanti Races in 1934 with the Governer Sir William Peel. Alabaster is standing with his face to the camera.

Governor Peel and AG Alabaster at Kwanti Races

Here is a formal photo of Alabaster (from the China Mail 10 July 1926)

C Grenville Alabaster