Beatrice Lenola WHITHAM / HUMPHRIES (née BROUWER) [1916-????] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Beatrice Lenola WHITHAM / HUMPHRIES (née BROUWER) [1916-????]

Names
Given: 
Beatrice Lenola
Family: 
Whitham / Humphries
Maiden: 
Brouwer
Sex: 
Female
Status: 
Deceased
Birth
Date: 
1916-09-06
Birthplace (town, state): 
Muskegon, Michigan
Birthplace (country): 

Husband's name James Percival Whitham.

Comments

I cannot trace a Percival Whitham but have found James Percival Whitham who is mentioned in the Jurors List 1941.  James Percival Whitham Acting Branch Manager, Sun Life Assurance Co of Canada.

1919 Passenger List London to Hong Kong

Robert Percy Whitham  merchant age 46 [1873-1971] Mary Adelaide Whitham [nee Birch] age 42, James Percival Whitham age 12, Mina Glendaye Whitham age 9 and Mary Adelaide Nora Whitham age 6

Carl Smith Cards show James Perccival Whitham as being employed by Sun Life Assurance of Canada until 1947 and records his wife as Beatrice Lenola Whitham 

Passenger List Gripsholm Jult 1942 arriving New York 25 August 1942

Beatrice Whitham age 25 born 6 September 1916 Muskegon Michigan and Jonathan Whitham age 8 born 30 November 1941 Hong Kong

UK Army Roll of Honour  Lt J P Whitham Lt Middlesex Regiment 221895  died 1 October 1942 at sea

UK Allied Prisoners of War 2nd Lt James Percival Whitham Middlesex Regiment mother Mary Adelaide Sinking of Lisbon Maru 2 October 1942 San Wan Memorial Hong Kong Island

Burials at Sea  Lieutenant James Percival Whitham born 26 January 1907 died 1 October 1942 burial Chai Wan Hong Kong Island San Wan Memorial

 US Consular Records 15 March 1945 Marriage All Saints Church Bombay India

Beatrice Brouwer Whitham age 28 born Muskegon Michigan married John William Humphries age 29 Born Surrey England 

Probate Calendar 1947 shows that James Percival Whitham of 10 Shak-O Hong Kong died on or since 1 October 1942 on war service and administration was granted to Beatrice Lenola Humphries wife of John William Humphries

 

Thanks for tracking them down - that all fits well.