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Beatrice Rose KEW (née ABLONG) [1894-1965]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Kew
Given: 
Beatrice Rose
Maiden: 
Ablong
Birth
Date: 
1894-04-13
Birthplace (town, state): 
Alexandria, New South Wales
Death
Date: 
c.1965-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

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.

Birthplace (country): 

Hugh Peter LIM (aka 林裘英 / Hughie) [1906-1968]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Lim
Given: 
Hugh Peter
Alias / nickname: 
林裘英 / Hughie
Birth
Date: 
c.1906-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Melbourne
Death
Date: 
c.1968-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

Ethel KELLA [1885-1970]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Kella
Given: 
Ethel
Birth
Date: 
1885-05-29
Birthplace (town, state): 
NSW
Death
Date: 
1970-02-05

Wife of Andre Kella.

Barbara Anslow writes:

I knew Mrs Kella, she must be the Aunt of Sheila Haynes about whose wedding there was much corresponence on the camp website recently. Didn't know her very well.

Birthplace (country): 

Gloria Joyce KEES (née YEE) [1917-2014]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Kees
Given: 
Gloria Joyce
Maiden: 
Yee
Birth
Date: 
1917-10-05
Birthplace (town, state): 
Ashfield
Death
Date: 
2014-09-05
Birthplace (country): 

Frederick Howard KEW (aka Fred) [1874-1952]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Kew
Given: 
Frederick Howard
Alias / nickname: 
Fred
Birth
Date: 
c.1874-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Victoria
Death
Date: 
c.1952-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

Annie Jane COLE (née THOMAS) [1861-1912]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Cole
Given: 
Annie Jane
Maiden: 
Thomas
Birth
Date: 
1861-10-01
Birthplace (town, state): 
Sydney, NSW
Death
Date: 
1912-04-01

Deirdre Day writes on Rootsweb:

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.

Birthplace (country): 

Harry CHING [1891-1968]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Ching
Given: 
Harry
Birth
Date: 
1891-11-02
Birthplace (town, state): 
Brisbane
Death
Date: 
1968-03-31

Dates of birth & death from the Dictionary of Hong Kong Biography.

Thanks to an anonymous contributor for this brief review of Harry Ching's life:

Growing up in Australia

Harry Ching was born in Brisbane, Queensland in 1891 to a Hakka father from Shataukok and an English mother from Barnstaple, Devon. He was fourth of ten children.

Birthplace (country): 

Doris CUTHBERTSON [1897-1968]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Cuthbertson
Given: 
Doris
Birth
Date: 
1897-08-27
Death
Date: 
c.1968-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

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.

Read more at: http://brianedgar.wordpress.com/2012/11/27/doris-cuthbertson/

Birthplace (country): 

Lindsay Tasman RIDE (aka BAAG codename "Blue") [1898-1977]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Ride
Given: 
Lindsay Tasman
Alias / nickname: 
BAAG codename "Blue"
Birth
Date: 
1898-10-10
Birthplace (town, state): 
Newstead, Victoria
Death
Date: 
1977-10-17

See website http://www.ormond.unimelb.edu.au/sir-l-t-ride/ 

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.

Birthplace (country): 
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Dorothy Hetty Fosbery JENNER (aka Dorothy Gordon / Andrea) [1891-1985]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Jenner
Given: 
Dorothy Hetty Fosbery
Alias / nickname: 
Dorothy Gordon / Andrea
Birth
Date: 
1891-03-01
Birthplace (town, state): 
Sydney
Death
Date: 
1985-03-24

Full name and dates from Wikipedia:

Dorothy Hetty Fosbery Jenner, also known as Dorothy Gordon (1 March 1891 – 24 March 1985) was ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Gordon_(Australian)

Birthplace (country): 

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