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Charles Frederick ANDREWS [1902-1986]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Andrews
Given: 
Charles Frederick
Birth
Date: 
1902-07-23
Birthplace (town, state): 
London
Death
Date: 
1986-08-02
Birthplace (country): 
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Robert Cyril REED [1903-1969]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Reed
Given: 
Robert Cyril
Birth
Date: 
1903-03-18
Death
Date: 
1969-10-04
Other
Other reference: 
Shamshuipo

The above details on the birth and death dates of Robert Cyril Reed, uncle of Angela Niles, were supplied by eurasion_david, who kindly copied his obituary from the SCMP:

"EX-TEACHER DIES

Mr. Robert Cyril Reed, a long-time resident, died on Saturday. He was 66.

Mr Reed was a teacher at the Moral Training School in Kowloon Tong.

He was a keen follower of hockey, cricket and lawn bowls.

Birthplace (country): 

Harold Oscar ODELL / OBADOFSKY (aka Harry) [1896-1975]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Odell / Obadofsky
Given: 
Harold Oscar
Alias / nickname: 
Harry
Birth
Date: 
1896-03-18
Birthplace (town, state): 
Cairo
Death
Date: 
1975-12-19

Details of birth and death from his page at https://jhshk.org/community/the-jewish-cemetery/burial-list/odell-harry-o/ which also has several photos of Mr Odell.

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Rupert LONSDALE [1905-1999]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Lonsdale
Given: 
Rupert
Birth
Date: 
1905-05-05
Birthplace (town, state): 
Dublin
Death
Date: 
1999-04-25
Other
Other reference: 
Mau-Mau

Rupert Lonsdale, later Canon Lonsdale, was one of the officers who served on HM Submarine L3 in the 4th Submarine Flotilla on the China Station in 1928-29, having first served on the X1 in 1927. In May 1939 he came back to the China Sea in command of Seal a Grampus class submarine, but returned to the North Sea patrol. Seal was given the task of laying a minefield in Kattegat, but was bombed by a Heinkel. Diving to evade e-boats Seal hit a newly laid minefield and was damaged.

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Joaquim GUTERRES (aka Jock) [????-1942]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Guterres
Given: 
Joaquim
Alias / nickname: 
Jock
Death
Date: 
1942-07-26
Cause of death: 
P.O.W. - dysentery

My grandfather, Lieutenant Joaquim Guterres died at Sham Shui Po prisoner of war camp in 1942. 

Fought  at Mt Davis with company No 9.  I also am aware that his name is on a plaque outside of  Club de Recreio.

with thanks

Anthony Guterres

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George Alexander WHITE [1902-1973]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
White
Given: 
George Alexander
Birth
Date: 
c.1902-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Death
Date: 
c.1973-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)

His entry in the 1941 Jurors List:

c   White, George Alexander. Meter Superintendent, China Light & Power Co., Ld. 9 York Road, Kowloon Tong.
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Frank Burt MINHINNICK [1887-1966]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Minhinnick
Given: 
Frank Burt
Birth
Date: 
1887-09-21
Birthplace (town, state): 
Greenwich
Death
Date: 
c.1966-06-30 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 
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William Stanley GEGG [1920-1996]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Gegg
Given: 
William Stanley
Birth
Date: 
1920-12-05
Death
Date: 
1996-09-14

He's mentioned in "02. Prisoners Of War - Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Forces":

Gegg W S HKVDC Signalman 3141 11
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Eugene Max JOFFE (aka Gene) [1908-2000]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Joffe
Given: 
Eugene Max
Alias / nickname: 
Gene
Birth
Date: 
1908-07-05
Birthplace (town, state): 
Moscow
Death
Date: 
2000-10-06

Note from Philip:

Eugene Max Joffe was in HKVDC serving with Hughes Group. He was an electrical engineer with CLP.

Note from Libby, Mr Joffe's daughter:

My father Gene Joffe died in London on 6/10/2000 aged 92.

He is listed in the 1941 Juror's list:

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Alexander Hugh DINNEN [1914-1992]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Dinnen
Given: 
Alexander Hugh
Birth
Date: 
1914-10-04
Birthplace (town, state): 
Greenock
Death
Date: 
1992-11-10

Mentioned in the list of POWs:

Dinnen A H HKVDC Sergeant 1718
Birthplace (country): 
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