New on Gwulo: 2018, week 26
A summary of what's new and updated on Gwulo:
Looking for information about:
- Mavis Gock MING [1916-2008], daughter of Chinese father and Australian mother. Moved to Hong Kong in 1939 and involved with Women's League of Health and International Women's Club. Escaped into China in 1942, where she worked for the British Embassy until 1944.
- Chung Wan LO [????-????], compradore of the Netherlands Trading Society.
- Michael Constantin YATSKIN [1907-1965], born in Russia then moved to Harbin, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. Studied at HKU. POW at Shamshuipo. Saved the Lei Cheng Uk tomb.
- Cecil Henry DALTON (aka Jim) [1903-1966], ex RASC, involved with running The Sportsman's Arms in TST, died in HK in 1966.
- William Nuttall, a sergeant in the Naval Yard Police in the 1880s
- Louis O'Mahony, chancellor at the French consulate, died in HK in 1866.
- Can anyone identify the man in this sketch?
|Our daughters have just finished their school year, so we'll be away on our summer holidays shortly. I'll be checking in here regularly, but won't be posting as often over the next few weeks. If you've been thinking about sharing any photos or other information, now would be a great time to add them to the Gwulo website.|
- Charles Henry GOODWIN [1899-1944], Tom PILKINGTON [1907-????] and M J FLAHERTY [c.1898-1944], all policemen interned at Stanley.
- Alfred Ernest Ablong (Snr) is added to CWGC Civilian Roll of Honour
- Corin Crozier and family
- The Imperial Chinese beacons around Hong Kong's hilltops have an overview page, and this discussion about getting them recognised as historic monuments.
- Family home of Fok To Kai, 72 Kennedy Road [1914-????]
- Delmar [c.1870-????] in Kowloon, owned by Mr. Delfino Noronha and his friend Mr. Marcus Calisto do Rozário.
- 54 Village Road
- When were the Jubilee Buildings at Sham Shui Po built?
- Photos of Ching Yuen garden / 正園花園 on Hatton Road
- Dragon View (龍景) [????-2003] on Castle Peak Road
- Location of Dunrose confirmed
- Here's a new way to read the Gwulo book - stay at The Pottinger hotel! The hotel has ordered enough copies of the Gwulo book to put one in each of their guest rooms.
- The newly restored Fronde monument will be unveiled this Thursday, 5th July. All welcome.
- The Cheero Club appeared on the BBC's "Flog It" TV programme.
- When was this tea price list published?
- Does any film footage exist of the Japanese invasion 8Dec41-26Dec41?
- More information about leaving Hong Kong aboard the "Empress of Australia" on 10 Sep 1945.
- Is there any gap in St John's Cathedral records for 1900-1903?
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