Cuthbert James NORMAN [????-????]
Cuthbert James Norman was apointed Assistant Superintendent of Prisons with effect from January 10, 1941. During the December 1941 hostilities he commanded the Stanley Platoon (prison officers) which saw some of the fiercest fighting of the conflict.
He was interned in Stanley and after liberation wrote 'A Farewell to Stanley', perhaps the best-known poem of the Hong Kong war.
He became Commissioner of Prisons on February 26, 1953.
He was awarded the CBE.