During the December 1941 hostilities he worked in Billetting Control. He performed the burial service for Volunteer Maxwell in the grounds of St John's Cathedral. (Thomas Ryan, Jesuits Under Fire in the Siege of Hong Kong, 1944, 25, 154)
He lived for tne first part of the occupation with other Jesuits at St. Paul's Hospital and one source describes him as 'Chaplain of the French Hospital at Causeway Bay' in April 1942. (Nathan Greenfield The Damned, 2010, Location 3736).
Father Patrick Joy was ordained a priest in 1926 and came to Hong Kong as a Jesuit in 1927. In 1931 he was appointed Professor of Moral Theology at the Reginal Seminary for South China (now the Holy Spirit Seminary, Aberdeen).
In the summer of 1941 he was appointed the Jesuit Regional Superior. As an Irish citizen he was not interned by the Japanese. During the occupation he lived first at the French Hospital, later at Wah Yan College.
He was arrested in May, 1943 and held until August. The charge is not known. <Read more ...>
I'm looking for photos / sketches / portraits of him for the CPS project's history book. A Barrister, he succeeded Henry Tudor Davies as Chief Magistrate. He arrived in Hong Kong "on the 25th November, 1860, from England and was duly gazetted the next day."  But he didn't stay long: "Callahan (sic.) left within a year, having been appointed Governor of Labuan".  <Read more ...>
He was Hong Kong's first Chief Magistrate. He founded Hong Kong's Police force, and had several other important roles in Hong Kong's government between 1841 and his retirement (and departure from Hong Kong) in 1859.
I'm looking for an image of him to include in the JCCPS project. Has anyone seen one? Photos may not be available, so sketches / engravings / cartoons / paintings are also welcome. <Read more ...>