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George Bardo TYSON (aka CHAN Kai-Ming) [1859-1919]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Tyson
Given: 
George Bardo
Alias / nickname: 
CHAN Kai-Ming
Birth
Date: 
1859-08-16
Death
Date: 
1919-12-11

Dates of birth and death from the Dictionary of Hong Kong Biography.

Admitted to Diocesan Boys School in 1870: https://gwulo.com/atom/31945

Birthplace (country): 

Alberto Jose OSMUND (aka Mano) [1899-1946]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Osmund
Given: 
Alberto Jose
Alias / nickname: 
Mano
Birth
Date: 
1899-06-23
Death
Date: 
1946-03-19

He was an Assistant at the Standard Vacuum Oil Company.

 

“Funeral

Alberto J. Osmund

Birthplace (country): 

Mary Agusta ORLEY [1878-1885]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Orley
Given: 
Mary Agusta
Birth
Date: 
1878-10-05
Death
Date: 
1885-07-18

"DEATH.

On the 18th inst., at Kowloon, MARY AGUSTA ORLEY, aged seven years, the beloved Daughter of George and Elizabeth Orley."

Birthplace (country): 

John PRETTEJOHN [1915-1988]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Prettejohn
Given: 
John
Birth
Date: 
c.1915-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Hong Kong
Death
Date: 
c.1988-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

John Prettejohn Pte 2681 Wounded 19 Dec 1941 at Wong Nei Chong Gap.  Interned as POW at Shampshuipo, transported on Toyama Maru 1943 to Nagoya #2 Branch Camp (Narumi) working in locomotive factory.  Repatriated to HK after war.   DBS Senior Prefect 1934-35.  Reporter for SCMP to 1973.

Birthplace (country): 

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): 

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