These appeared in the local newspapers in the months following the Japanese surrender, advising people when a ship was available to take them overseas.
REPATRIATION NOTICE NO. 1
Embarkation for United Kingdom, Ceylon and India
1. Will the following persons please assemble at Stanley at 10 a.m. on Saturday, 2nd September, 1945:—
Dr H. Talbot, Mrs C. Talbot, Mr and Mrs Witchell, Mr and Mrs M. H. Large, Mr C. T. Large, Mrs M. Smith, Mrs W. O. Lambert, Mr and Mrs E. Hopkinson, Mrs M. Mather, Mr and Mrs B. Margrett, Mr and Mrs W. T. Lewis and children, Mr and Mrs J. Riddell and child,…
REPATRIATION NOTICE NO. 2
EMBARKATION FOR UNITED KINGDOM, CEYLON and INDIA
The persons in this List are additional to those in List No. 1.
The following person should assemble at STANLEY at 10 a.m. on SATURDAY 22nd September, 1945:—
Mrs. D. N. Shields.
The following persons should assemble at QUEENS PIER at 10 a.m. on SATURDAY 22nd September, 1945, or, in the case of Kowloon residents, board H.M.S. “SMITER” at Kowloon…
REPATRIATION NOTICE No. 3
1. Shipping space is likely to be available in the near future. Persons who registered for repatriation “by subsequent ship” and who are now ready to depart should report forthwith in person or in writing to this office, or, in the case of Stanley residents to Mr H. H. H. Priestley at Stanley.
2. Members of staffs of Government Departments and Essential Services should first obtain a letter from their Head of Department saying…