Beatrice Rose Ablong, the daughter of Arthur John Ablong and Emma Ah Kin, married Arthur James Kew in 1926.
In 1955-58 Mrs. Kew applied for and was granted a sum of money (from a fund set up to compensate civilian internees) in respect of the night blindnesss and other problems she suffered as the result of internment. <Read more ...>
I have just joined in the hope of finding information about one of my ancestors Annie Jane Cole (nee Thomas) who apparently died at the [St Paul de Chartres French Convent] on 1st April, 1912. Annie Cole was a patient at the Convent, and as far as I know was visiting Hong Kong from Australia. Any information about the circumstances of her death would be gratefully appreciated. <Read more ...>
Brian Edgar has a post describing Doris Cuthbertson's work during the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong. Initially interned in Stanley Camp, she was guaranteed out in September 1942. She spent the rest of the occupation living outside camp, and was responsible for channeling money and other supplies to Jardines' employeed in Stanley Camp, and in the Prisoner of War camps.
There is much more information about the life and work of Sir Lindsay Ride in The Elizabeth Ride Collection, held by The Hong Kong Heritage Project. Please see http://gwulo.com/node/13968 for details. <Read more ...>