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Chaloner Grenville ALABASTER [1880-1958]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Alabaster
Given: 
Chaloner Grenville
Birth
Date: 
c.1880-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Hankow
Death
Date: 
c.1958-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

Douglas James VALENTINE [1892-1980]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Valentine
Given: 
Douglas James
Birth
Date: 
c.1892-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Shanghai
Death
Date: 
c.1980-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)

Pre-war, was Deputy Director of Medical Services.

Husband of Nina.

Dates of birth & death from his entry at the Biographical Dictionary of Medical Practitioners in Hong Kong: 1841-1941.

Birthplace (country): 

Patricia LEDERHOFER [1928- ]

Status: 
Unknown
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Lederhofer
Given: 
Patricia
Birth
Date: 
1928-08-07
Birthplace (town, state): 
Shanghai
Birthplace (country): 

Kathleen Louisa MARTIN (née STEWART) [1884-1945]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Martin
Given: 
Kathleen Louisa
Maiden: 
Stewart
Birth
Date: 
c.1884-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Foochow (Fuzhou)
Death
Date: 
1945-01-19
Birthplace (country): 

Elvira SHUSTER (née DA CRUZ, aka Elvie) [1908-1998]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Shuster
Given: 
Elvira
Maiden: 
da Cruz
Alias / nickname: 
Elvie
Birth
Date: 
1908-11-17
Death
Date: 
1998-01-28
Birthplace (country): 

Ingeborg WARILD [1929-1998]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Warild
Given: 
Ingeborg
Birth
Date: 
1929-10-10
Birthplace (town, state): 
Shanghai
Death
Date: 
c.1998-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Cause of death: 
Cancer
Birthplace (country): 

Louise Mary GILL (née NEWMAN, aka Billie) [1916-2006]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Gill
Given: 
Louise Mary
Maiden: 
Newman
Alias / nickname: 
Billie
Birth
Date: 
c.1916-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Death
Date: 
c.2006-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

Ellen Martha Doris FIELD (née FIELD, aka Ellen Lee; Ellen Banfalvi; wartime nickname: The Shadow) [1912-1977]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Field
Given: 
Ellen Martha Doris
Maiden: 
Field
Alias / nickname: 
Ellen Lee; Ellen Banfalvi; wartime nickname: The Shadow
Birth
Date: 
c.1912-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Shanghai
Death
Date: 
c.1977-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

After the fall of Hong Kong on December 25, 1941, Ellen Field, a British national, avoided internment by claiming to be Irish. Subsequently she worked with Medical Officer Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke and Japanese interpreter Kiyoshi Watanabe to provide humanitarian aid to the POWs in Shamshuipo Camp.

She also co-operated with Chinese operatives to facilitate escapes from Hong Kong to Free China.

Further information:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/stanley_camp/message/1189

Books:

Birthplace (country): 

Y. C. LIANG (aka BAAG No. 538 / BAAG codename "PL" / Run Chang / 梁潤昌) [1918-1979]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Liang
Given: 
Y. C.
Alias / nickname: 
BAAG No. 538 / BAAG codename "PL" / Run Chang / 梁潤昌
Birth
Date: 
c.1918-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Shanghai
Death
Date: 
c.1979-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

He was an agent (codename "PL") for the British Army Aid Group (BAAG) in WW2. There is more information about him below, and in this thread.

Birthplace (country): 
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