Joaquim GUTERRES (aka Jock) [????-1942] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Joaquim GUTERRES (aka Jock) [????-1942]

Names
Given: 
Joaquim
Family: 
Guterres
Alias / nickname: 
Jock
Sex: 
Male
Status: 
Deceased
Death
Date: 
1942-07-26
Cause of death: 
P.O.W. - dysentery

My grandfather, Lieutenant Joaquim Guterres died at Sham Shui Po prisoner of war camp in 1942. 

Fought  at Mt Davis with company No 9.  I also am aware that his name is on a plaque outside of  Club de Recreio.

with thanks

Anthony Guterres

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There's a possible mention of this man in the 1936 Jurors list:

Guterres Joaquim Jeronymo Representative Manufacturers Life Insurance Co.     9 Ashley Road Kowloon

 

The list also shows three other men with the same surname living at the same address:

Guterres Antonio Alberto Clerk Nederlandsche Indische Handelsbank N.V.     9 Ashley Road Kowloon
Guterres Eduardo Maria Assistant Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China     9 Ashley Road Kowloon
Guterres Luiz Joao Clerk H.K. & Shanghai Bank     9 Ashley Road Kowloon

Japanese Card shows Joaquim J Guterres

Commonwealth War Graves Stanley Military Cemetery shows Lieutenant Joaquim Jeronymo (sic) Guterres Death 27 July (sic) 1942

WWII POW Register

Date of death shown as 26th July 1942

Macanese Families (Ancestry)

Joaquim Jeronimo Guterres born 30 September 1909 in Hong Kong

Marriage 3 November 1935 in Hong Kong to Maria Conceicao Da Cruz 'Lily' (1912-1999)

Date of death 26 July 1942