Ernest James AINSLIE [????-1941]
His death was reported on page 9 of The Hong Kong Telegraph, 1941-04-10:
MR E. J. AINSLIE PASSES
For Many Years on Staff Of Lane, Crawford.
The death occurred of Mr Ernest James Ainslie, formerly of Messrs Lane, Crawford, Ltd, at St Teresa’s Hospital, Kowloon, yesterday, after a short illness.
The late Mr Ainslie, who was of a very kindly disposition, and was much esteemed, joined the staff of Messrs Lane, Crawford, as far back as 1910. He resigned in 1935 owing to ill-health.
During the Great War, Mr Ainslie served as a member of the Hongkong Volunteers, and was also for a time in the Special Police. He was a member of the Engineers Institute for many years.
Besides his widow, Mr Ainslie is survived by his son, Mr G. Ainslie of the Colonial Secretariat, and his stepson, Mr. W. S. Gegg, well-known cricketer, who Is at present studying at the University of Hongkong.
The funeral will pass the Monument at 5.30 p.m, to-day.