Vera HANDYSIDE [1920-1948]
Her funeral was reported on page 3 of The China Mail, 1949-01-11:
Funeral Of Miss Vera Handyside
The funeral of Miss Vera Handyside of the Education Department, who was injured in a motor accident on December 12 at the New Territories, took place at the Colonial Cemetery at Happy Valley yesterday.
Aged 26, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Handyside, formerly of the Education Department.
The Rev A.P. Rose officiated and among those present were: — Mr. T.W Rowell, Mr. M.G. O'Connor, Mr. L.G. Morgan, Mr. D.J. Crozier. Mrs. E.J. Thompson, Mr. C. Ace Mr. J.M. Wilson, Miss M. Myers. Mr. A.G. Walton, Miss I.N. Watkins, Mrs. M. Allinson, Mr. W.J. Dyer. Miss B. Bicheno, Mr. T.E. Yeoh, Mr. and Mrs. W.N. Williamson. Mrs. Rees, Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Potter.
Wreaths were sent by the Worshipful Master and Members of the University Lodge of Hong Kong, Mr. and Mrs. B.T.S. Ross, Mr. and Mrs. M.G. O’Connor, Mr. Lo Wai-kwan, Education Department Vernacular Inspectorate, Director of Education and Colleagues. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip A.W. Shui. Mr. A.H. Madar and Sheila.
She is buried in the Hong Kong Cemetery:
|18---/02/04-||In loving memory of / Vera Handyside / born 26 August 1920 / died 8th January 1948 / None knew thee but to love thee / nor named thee but to praiseon foot stone - With love from / Mummy and Daddy# 10479|