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Thomas Sydney Douglas WHITLEY [1909-1985]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Whitley
Given: 
Thomas Sydney Douglas
Birth
Date: 
1909-03-15
Birthplace (town, state): 
Sailkot
Death
Date: 
1985-03-20

Mr Whitley is mentioned on Tony Banham's list of members of the HKVDC:

  • Whitley, Tomas Sydney Signalman 1321 (XD5)
Birthplace (country): 
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Frederick Anselm REDMOND [????-1958]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
REDMOND
Given: 
Frederick Anselm
Death
Date: 
1958-01-27

1911 Census Enniscorthy County Wexford Frederick Anselm REDMOND age 26  is a resident  tutor in the DAVIS household. His future wife Eileen Beasley DAVIS age 18 is the daughter of the head of the household

3 November 1914 Frederick Anselm REDMOND age 29 initiated into the University Lodge of Freemasons Hong Kong. Occupation Lecturer on Surveying

20 June 1916 Frederick Anselm REDMOND arrived Victoria British Columbia Canada on "Empress of Japan" age 30 single university lecurer born India nationality British

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Emanuel Raphael BELILIOS [1837-1905]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Belilios
Given: 
Emanuel Raphael
Birth
Date: 
1837-11-14
Birthplace (town, state): 
Calcutta
Death
Date: 
1905-11-11
Birthplace (country): 

Arthur Dickinson BLACKBURN [1887-1970]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Blackburn
Given: 
Arthur Dickinson
Birth
Date: 
1887-10-21
Birthplace (town, state): 
Rawulpindi, Bengal
Death
Date: 
1970-03-06

Details from John Black's list, which says he was Sir A D Blackburn, with the British Embassy in 1941.

Birthplace (country): 

Jean MATHER [1917-1997]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Mather
Given: 
Jean
Birth
Date: 
c.1917-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Poona
Death
Date: 
c.1997-02-15 (Day is approximate)

Jean Mather, the wife of a soldier, was interned in Stanley Camp.

In 1994 she published Twisting the Tail of the Dragon, an account of her experiences in Hong Kong.

Gomes Newsletter, April 1, 1997

Birthplace (country): 

Santa SINGH [1904-1990]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Singh
Given: 
Santa
Birth
Date: 
c.1904-04-12 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Pona Sidhwan, Punjab, India
Death
Date: 
1990-04-04
Cause of death: 
Natural

The above person is my grandpa. He was in Honkong during the WWII from 1934 - 1946. He lived through Japanese invasion and came back to India after 1946. He died in 1990 in India. I would like to know where he was stationed and where he lived. I am visiting Hong Kong, next month (October 2013)and would like to see those places.

Onkar

 

Birthplace (country): 

Edwin Richard HALLIFAX [1874-1950]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Hallifax
Given: 
Edwin Richard
Birth
Date: 
1874-02-17
Birthplace (town, state): 
Darjeeling
Death
Date: 
c.1950-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

I'm looking for photos / sketches / portraits of him for the CPS project's history book.

Details of birth & death taken from descendant's message, see below.

Birthplace (country): 

Malcolm Struan TONNOCHY [1841-1882]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Tonnochy
Given: 
Malcolm Struan
Birth
Date: 
1841-12-06
Birthplace (town, state): 
Bengal
Death
Date: 
1882-12-13

I'm looking for photos of Malcolm Struan Tonnochy, to be used in the Central Police Station project. If you know of any, please could you let me know in the comments below?

Birthplace (country): 

Malcolm MANUK [c.1881-1932]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Manuk
Given: 
Malcolm
Birth
Date: 
c.1881-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Death
Date: 
1932-04-07
Cause of death: 
Meningitis

Malcolm Manuk was born in India of Armenian parentage. He came to Hong Kong in 1899 and worked first for the Post Office and then for the Mercantile Bank. He joined the Dairy Farm Co. in 1905 as a clerk and rose to become Secretary. He was associated with the company for 27 years.

In 1923 he founded the first Theosophical Lodge in Hong Kong. In 1926 he was appointed the Theosophical Society's Presidential Agent for China. The Hong Kong Lodge was renamed in his honour soon after his death.

He was a sergeant in the HKVDC.

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Geoffrey Alton Craig HERKLOTS [1902-1986]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Herklots
Given: 
Geoffrey Alton Craig
Birth
Date: 
1902-08-10
Birthplace (town, state): 
Nani Tal
Death
Date: 
1986-01-14
Birthplace (country): 

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