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Cameron Road “Camp”.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1928

Hong Kong Daily Press from

RAF Facilities Cameron Road (Cameron Road "Camp") [c.1920-c.1929]

Date Place completed: 
c.1920-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1929-12-31 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

In the 1920s, the RAF had temporary facilities in Cameron Road on K.I.L.'s 417,418. and 524. 

Hong Kong Daily Press from 1928-04-23 reports:

The entire engine repair section of the Royal Air Force and six men from the Kai Tack Aerodrome left by the s.s. Bellerophon for home. There are about 72 men in all and they are sailing under the command of Flight Officer Jones, the only officer among the party.

1948 Me with my baby amah whose name I know not.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1948

13 - 27 Cameron Road Houses (1st gen.) [c.1895-c.1923]

Date Place completed: 
c.1895-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1923-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

A terrace of two-storey houses on Cameron Road. Probably built around 1895 (together with other houses in this newly developed area) and replaced by four-storey buildings in the early 1920s (??). New houses on a 1927 photo. 

1947 - Oct 5 christening walking to Chatham Rd.jpg

1947 On Chatham Rd green section.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1947

1947 - Oct 5 christening party outside 23 Cameron Road.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1947

Residential Building on K.I.L. 537 [c.1895-c.1949]

Date Place completed: 
c.1895-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1949-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

European House on K.I.L. 537, northern side of Cameron Road, probably number 33. Appears first on the 1895 map on hkmaps.hk.

The Public Works Report for 1892 refers

126. Kowloon New Roads. (C.S.O. 397/1892).—Detail plans and estimates were laid before a meeting of the Public Works Committee held on the 23rd of May for the construction of Des Voeux, Granville, Cameron, Carnarvon, East and Middle Roads......

11-Hong Kong 1966_0030.jpg

Punjab Buildings [????-????]

From the 1901 Map

A series of buildings on (K)I.L. No.'s 542, 543, 544, 545 and possibly 541. The main building is a large terraced building facing Granville Road, with smaller buildings facing Nathan Road and Kimberly Road. 

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