Francis Henry LOSEBY [c.1884-????] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Francis Henry LOSEBY [c.1884-????]

Names
Given: 
Francis Henry
Family: 
Loseby
Sex: 
Male
Status: 
Deceased
Birth
Date: 
c.1884-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Connections: 

Comments

Notes from the Stanley Camp discussion list.

Brian Edgar asked:

On Friday, January 13, 1945 Franklin Gimson wrote in his diary:

"The roll-call took place in the morning. The Japanese created certain difficulties but internees were rather themselves to blame. The Losebys in particular who have been given the special privilege of remaining in their cottage treated the whole affair in entirely a nonchalant manner and only just escaped having the special concession withdrawn."

Does anybody know anything about this cottage?

Tony Banham repled:

Uniquely, the Losebys are listed as ‘8/cottage’. The implication is a cottage at or attached to block 8.

Geoff Emerson replied:

On 22 June 1970, at Isobel Watson's home at 23 Big Wave Bay Road, HK, I met with 7 women who were former Stanley Camp internees, including Patricia Loseby, who was born 09.01.25. No recording was made but after, I immediately made notes. One of my notes reads, "Mr & Mrs Loseby lived in a gardner's cottage, a hut, away from the others, near the football field. They used sacks for windows. Patricia lived in the married quarters." According to Ron Bidges' internee list, Patricia lived in 4/24. Block 4, room 24?