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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.

T A BINKS [c.1901-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Binks
Given: 
T A
Birth
Date: 
c.1901-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Details from John Black's list, which gives Binks' occupation in 1941 as "Missionary".

John STEINER [????- ]

Status: 
Unknown
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Steiner
Given: 
John

A Presbyterian Missionary, he was caught in Hong Kong in 1941 when the Japanese refused permission for him to return to the mission in Hainan:

Albert Kato REITON [1882-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Reiton
Given: 
Albert Kato
Birth
Date: 
1882-02-07
Birthplace (town, state): 
Baldwin, Wisconsin

The Reverend Albert Kato Reiton was an American Protestant missionary.

He married Edna Greer Reiton on November 15, 1909 and the next month they founded the South China Peniel Holiness Mission in Hong Kong. Edna Greer died in Kobe en route to the USA for medical treatment in January 1912 and in January 1913 Reiton married Rose Etta Femmer. The couple returned to Hong Kong in March to work as evangelists. In November 1914 they opened the Yaumati Peniel Misson in Kowloon.

Birthplace (country): 

Robert Bruce HAMMOND [1914-2002]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Hammond
Given: 
Robert Bruce
Birth
Date: 
1914-03-01
Birthplace (town, state): 
Hong Kong
Death
Date: 
2002-09-02

Robert Bruce Hammond was an American missionary with the China Peniel Mission, which was founded by his father-in-law the Rev. A. K. Reiton and is first wife. He went through the 1941 hostilities in Kowloon and was interned in Stanley with his wife, their daughter Edith, and the Reitons, until the American repatriation.

He wrote a memoir of his experience: Bondservants of the Japanese (1942)

Source:

Herbert H. POMMERENKE [1900-1978]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Pommerenke
Given: 
Herbert H.
Birth
Date: 
c.1900-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Death
Date: 
c.1978-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

Dates of birth and death from the Biographical History at the Finding Aid to the Pommerenke family papers, online at:

http://www.history.pcusa.org/collections/findingaids/fa.cfm?record_id=193

John Alistair LOAN [1917-2012]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Loan
Given: 
John Alistair
Birth
Date: 
1917-04-30
Birthplace (town, state): 
Owaka, South Otago
Death
Date: 
2012-02-19

Barbara Anslow:

John Loan was a medical doctor.

Birthplace (country): 

Louisa Jane BRYER (née BRYER, aka Louie) [1867-1958]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Bryer
Given: 
Louisa Jane
Maiden: 
Bryer
Alias / nickname: 
Louie
Birth
Date: 
1867-11-17
Birthplace (town, state): 
Quarndon, Derbyshire
Death
Date: 
1958-12-25
Cause of death: 
Cerebral anemia, arteriosclerosis

Church of England Zenana Missionary Society - missionary in Fujian Province (Ciong-Bau and Kien-Ning) 1891 to 1917 and 1924-26. Spoke several Chinese dialects and translated New Testament.

Birthplace (country): 
Tags: 

Home for the Blind - 1903

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1903
Places shown in this photo: 

An early Photo of the Home for the Blind in Kowloon in To Kwa Wan, Kowloon. A new wing was added in 1906.

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