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Frank WALKDEN (aka Podge) [????-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Walkden
Given: 
Frank
Alias / nickname: 
Podge

Mark Wavell, Joan Walkden's cousin, writes:

Her husband Frank was on the Lisbon Maru and survived initially but died of pneumonia in camp at Kobe, he is buried in the war graves cemetery in Yokohama.

Barry O'Meara DEANE [1911-1998]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Deane
Given: 
Barry O'Meara
Birth
Date: 
1911-10-12
Birthplace (town, state): 
Cochin, Kerala
Death
Date: 
1998-06-16

Entry in the 1941 Jurors List:

c   Deane, Barry O'Meara Assistant, Mercantile Bank of India, Ld. Courtland Hotel, Kennedy Road,

 

Entry in the 1942 list of POWs:

Deane B O'M HKVDC Gunner 3310 10
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Horace Wilfred BROWNE (aka Bunny) [1917-2020]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Browne
Given: 
Horace Wilfred
Alias / nickname: 
Bunny
Birth
Date: 
1917-11-29
Birthplace (town, state): 
London
Death
Date: 
2020-12-02
Birthplace (country): 
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Arthur John DEWAR [1907-1967]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Dewar
Given: 
Arthur John
Birth
Date: 
1907-08-03
Death
Date: 
1967-01-31

He's mentioned in the Hong Kong Volunteer & Ex-PoW Association of NSW's Occasional Paper No 8 Australians in Hong Kong in the Pacific War:

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Michael George CARRUTHERS [????-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Carruthers
Given: 
Michael George

Entry in the 1942 list of POWs:

Carruthers M G HKVDC 2nd Lieut.
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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.

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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.

Birthplace (country): 

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 5.  I also am aware that his name is on a plaque outside of  Club de Recreio.

with thanks

Anthony Guterres

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