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Russian Refugees in Hong Kong

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1964
The two smallest children are the host's. It was taken at the TST YMCA in Hong Kong. The blonde Russian girl and my Eurasian Chinese/Russian mother (Leah Gershevich) came from Urumchi, Xinjiang, China. Their family settled in Auckland, New Zealand whereas ours went further south to Christchurch. Does anyone recognise this photo and the people within it? See other photos for further details.

Russian Refugees in Hong Kong

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1966
My family on first arriving in New Zealand.

Russian Refugees at the Hong Kong YMCA

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1964
My mother Lily Wang (Leah Gershevich in Hong Kong), her brothers, Alexy, Yuri and Tony, her mother, Rufima Gershevich and grandmother, Maria Kluchnikova, came to Hong Kong from about August 1964 to April 1966 as Russian refugees from Xinjiang, China, along with many other Russian families. My family settled in a hotel off Kimberley Road. Later, they went to live in Christchurch, New Zealand, where the majority of my family still reside, although my sister and are in HK.

Russian Refugees at the Hong Kong YMCA

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1964
Continuing from the previous image: Notes from my mum (the Eurasian child, front row, 2nd from right)

Chantecler Restaurant & Bar, 174-176 Nathan Road [????- ]

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