A well respected detective in the Hong Kong Police Force who died from complications of a gun shot wound sustained from a gun battle against a gang of armed robbers in Lee Yuen Street East on 5th June 1939.
“DETECTIVE’S FUNERAL THIS AFTERNOON
THE FUNERAL OF THE CHINESE DETECTIVE, WAN MAN, WHO DIED AT THE QUEEN MARY HOSPITAL YESTERDAY OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN LAST WEEK’S GUN BATTLE IN THE CITY, WILL TAKE PLACE AT POKFULAM AT 3 P.M. TO-DAY.
The deceased had been six years in the H.K. Police Force, and was transferred to the detective branch in October last year.
Hopes had been held out of his recovery, but his condition took a sudden turn for the worse early yesterday morning and he died at 11.10 a.m.
Thirty-one years of age, he leaves a widow and a three-year old son, and an aged mother, to mourn his loss.
The Commissioner of Police, heads of various branches of the Force, and Chinese and Indian detachments will attend the funeral and it is understood that H.E. the Governor will be officially represented.
Wreaths have been sent by the four Chinese members of the Legislative Council.
A subscription fund for the benefit of his dependents has been opened.”