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Everything tagged "WW2: Interned at Stanley Camp"

Elizabeth Jean BROWNELL (aka Betty-Jean) [????- ]

Status: 
Unknown
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Brownell
Given: 
Elizabeth Jean
Alias / nickname: 
Betty-Jean

Roger SEWELL [????- ]

Status: 
Unknown
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Sewell
Given: 
Roger

Daphne SEWELL [????- ]

Status: 
Unknown
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Sewell
Given: 
Daphne

George William COYSH [1879-1953]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Coysh
Given: 
George William
Birth
Date: 
1879-12-12
Death
Date: 
1953-06-07

1942-1945: Interned at Stanley Camp

1953: His funeral was reported in the South China Morning Post 9(?)  June 1953.

"A funeral service for the late Mr George William Coysh, an old and respected resident of Hong Kong was held at St Peter's Church (Missions to Seamen) yesterday. ...The Very Rev. F. S. Temple, Dean of St John's Cathedral, officiated at the service....."

He was buried in the Hong Kong Cemetery:

Reginald Wilson OWENS [c.1908-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Owens
Given: 
Reginald Wilson
Birth
Date: 
c.1908-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

He's mentioned in the 1941 Jurors List:

c * Owens, Reginald Willson Representative. Parke, Davis & Co. Peninsula Hotel.

 annpake found these details:

Marriage St John's Cathedral 19 April 1941 Reginald William Owens age 33 to Alison Fisher age 19

Passenger List 1946 New York To Honolulu arriving 2 July 1946

Albert RAYMOND [c.1881-1955]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Raymond
Given: 
Albert
Birth
Date: 
c.1881-01-01 (Year, Month are approximate)
Death
Date: 
c.1955-12-11 (Day is approximate)

Albert Raymond and Richie neé Silas, both of Hong Kong, were married in 1906 at the colony’s synagogue.

They were held at Stanley Internment Camp where they both took prominent roles; he was a member of a three-man tribunal: https://gwulo.com/node/22794.

Richie served on the British Community Council; she was the only woman to serve on any of the Councils. https://gwulo.com/node/20092. A

Emma RAYMOND [????-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Raymond
Given: 
Emma

Mary Constance FAIRBURN (née BONNELL) [1900-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Fairburn
Given: 
Mary Constance
Maiden: 
Bonnell
Birth
Date: 
1900-05-06
Birthplace (town, state): 
Fernie, British Columbia
Birthplace (country): 

George Ingram SHAW [1896-1964]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Shaw
Given: 
George Ingram
Birth
Date: 
1896-08-08
Birthplace (town, state): 
Keith, Banffshire
Death
Date: 
1964-12-30

He's described as "Dr Shaw" in W J Carrie's diary.

The Gazette for 22 Nov 1940 noted Shaw's appointment as a Health Officer:

No. 1273 .—His Excellency the Officer Administering the Government has been pleased to appoint George Ingram Shaw, M.M., M.B., Ch.B. (Glas.) D.T.M.& H. (Eng.), D.P.H. (Edin.), to be a Health Officer, with effect from 2nd November, 1940.

Birthplace (country): 

Claude Bramall BURGESS [1910-1998]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Burgess
Given: 
Claude Bramall
Birth
Date: 
c.1910-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Death
Date: 
c.1998-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)

Any information  on Claude and his life would be of interest. He was Colonial Secretary in Hong Kong. I think when he left HK he necame HK's man in Brussels

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