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Congrats to BAAG 70th Anniversary! I've just realised that on this photo taken at Dunrose Oct 1951 (acknowlegements to Lawrence Tsui archives), uncle Andrew's( #78) wife Auntie Josephine Ng Sau Chun (Lui Kar Yan's #68 former wife) is seated 3rd from right of photo in light colour dress clutching handbag.
"Captain White was one of two officers who for 12 months ran an evasion and intelligence post in western Kwangtung and for most of this time the post was isolated behind the enemy lines. In May 1944 a sudden enemy invasion of the area necessitated a rapid evacuation of the post and the safety of the Chinese staff and all our records on that occasion was solely due to the bravery and cool-headedness of Captain White. With the Chinese officials in a panic and amidst torrential summer rains, Captain White moved the whole party away 20 miles to safety and then immediately set up ov <Read more ...>
My grandfather, Mohamed Ahsan, came to Hong Kong in approx 1920, aged 14. He studied at Ellis Kadoorie School for 2 years, and then went onto Queen’s College. Once he graduated he obtained a job as a Clerk at the General Post Office. His brother Mohamed Yousif joined him at the GPO shortly after. I have been told that one of his duties was to intercept mail that was coming from Japan, things like pro-Japanese propaganda, gold, money etc. This was apparently intended for the people that the Japanese had ‘planted’ in Hong Kong before hostilities began. <Read more ...>