Kowloon City (especially the currently Lung Shing constituence) has quite a interesting history. I learnt that the area was previously scattered with several villages and later there is a development of the Kowloon Street (a local market); and then a pier that links to it. The Kai Dak reclamation also took several stages to be completed.
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The above clipping from The Aeroplane magazine published in the UK on 30 November 1945, mentions a number of prominent business people of the time who I do not recall being listed on Gwulo as members of the HK Volunteers, POWs interred during the war, or had died during the conflict.
Gwulo readers who compile such data-bases may be able to fill-in the backgrounds of these names i.e.
Mr W.McCombe, Mr G.G.N. Tinson, Mr K.S. Morrison, John Robinson, Mr C.E. White & Mr H.R. Pinna <Read more ...>