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Ernest Hillas WILLIAMS [1899-1965]

Names
Given: 
Ernest Hillas
Family: 
Williams
Sex: 
Male
Status: 
Deceased
Birth
Date: 
c.1899-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 
Death
Date: 
1965-01-01

Ernest Hillas Williams was from a Church of Ireland family from Cork (Eire). He entered the Colonial Civil Service as an administrator, eventually becoming Puisne Judge and then Assistant Attorney General.

He was a sergeant in the HKVDC, imprisoned first in Shamshuipo and then Innoshima Camp (Japan).

After the war he became Chief Justice of the British Borneo Territories.

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Sir Ernest Hillas Williams was born on 16th August 1899 (Happy Birthday!) and died on 5th February 1965.