Percy Ablong served with the British Army during World War I where he suffered severe injuries and gas inhalation. He was repatriated back to the colony and died on 19 April 1916. He never married. <Read more ...>
I am writing a book about my mother-in-law Mavis Gock Ming. Mavis was the daughter of Chinese father Gock Ming and Australian mother Mabel Jenkins. Born in Peth, Australia in 1916, Mavis' father took the family to Shanghai in 1925 where he worked for the Wing On department store. After completing high school at the Shanghai Public School for Girls Mavis returned to Sydney Australia where she trained as a physical education instructor with the Women's League of Health. In 1939 she went to Hong Kong to start a branch of the Women's League of Health. <Read more ...>
It is hereby notified that His Excellency the Officer Administering the Government has been pleased to appoint Police Constable No. 4 William Fincher to be an Inspector of Nuisances under section 9 of The Public Health Ordinance, No. 24 of 1887.
The Helena May History Group is looking for information on, and hopefully a photograph of, Mrs Dorothy Woo who was the wife of Dr Arthur Woo Wai Tak. Dorothy Woo was a Council member of The Helena May for 25 years, from 1947 until her death in 1972.<Read more ...>