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Cecilia Maria Leonor BETHELL (née NORONHA) [1901-1989]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Bethell
Given: 
Cecilia Maria Leonor
Maiden: 
Noronha
Birth
Date: 
1901-04-25
Death
Date: 
1989-01-31
Birthplace (country): 

Henry Anthony SOUZA [1921-1975]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Souza
Given: 
Henry Anthony
Birth
Date: 
1921-07-12
Birthplace (town, state): 
Hong Kong
Death
Date: 
1975-05-08
Cause of death: 
Heart attack

-My name is Michael Souza and Henry Souza was my father.  

-He joined the Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Corp in 1938 and when war began, he was a member of the Field Ambulance Section of the Volunteers.  He became a POW when Hong Kong surrendered.

-He spent his time as a POW in the Shumshuipo POW camp and in April 1944, he was shipped to Japan and was incarcerated in Sendai Camp #2.  He laboured at the Iwaki Coal Mine in Yoshima until the end of the war.  

Birthplace (country): 

Douglas Haig TAYLOR [1916-1968]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Taylor
Given: 
Douglas Haig
Birth
Date: 
1916-12-02
Death
Date: 
c.1968-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

Prosper Richard Gay CUMING [1918-1961]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Cuming
Given: 
Prosper Richard Gay
Birth
Date: 
1918-02-09
Death
Date: 
1961-10-23
Birthplace (country): 

Daniel Edmund CALDWELL [1847-c.1891]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Caldwell
Given: 
Daniel Edmund
Birth
Date: 
1847-11-06
Death
Date: 
c.1891-12-31 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Place of birth and date of death from his page on Ancestry.ca

Birthplace (country): 

Robert Charles WITCHELL [1883-1928]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Witchell
Given: 
Robert Charles
Birth
Date: 
1883-05-31
Death
Date: 
1928-10-19
Birthplace (country): 

Elizabeth Johanna GIBSON (née LYSAUGHT) [1871-1946]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Gibson
Given: 
Elizabeth Johanna
Maiden: 
Lysaught
Birth
Date: 
1871-06-26
Death
Date: 
1946-12-31
Birthplace (country): 

Alexandra PIO-ULSKI (aka Lindy PARKS) [1939- ]

Status: 
Unknown
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Pio-Ulski
Given: 
Alexandra
Alias / nickname: 
Lindy PARKS
Birth
Date: 
1939-10-29
Birthplace (country): 

Florence Agnes ALDER (née NEAVE) [1907-1978]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Alder
Given: 
Florence Agnes
Maiden: 
Neave
Birth
Date: 
c.1907-10-18 (Day is approximate)
Death
Date: 
c.1978-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

Frederick James Duncan CLEMO (aka Freddie) [????-1999]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Clemo
Given: 
Frederick James Duncan
Alias / nickname: 
Freddie
Death
Date: 
c.1999-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)

Extracts from his obituary:

  • Born in HK
  • Educated in Britain
  • In 1941, fought with the HKVDC, then imprisoned as a POW
  • Postwar, worked in China
  • Moved to Manila in 1950 where he later founded several companies including Acquila and Pandiman
Birthplace (country): 

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