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Hong Kong 1930s, funeral procession, vehicle registration 2748

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) worked for Holland-China Trading Company (HCHC) in Shanghai; it also had offices in Hong Kong and Tientsin (Tianjin). One of its first directors, Mr. Willem Kien, worked in China from 1898. After HCHC was founded in 1903, he worked for the company in Hong Kong and Shanghai. In 1921, he left China and worked for the head office in Rotterdam, at Diergaardelaan 36, until 1948, when the company was obtained by Internatio.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1930

Hong Kong - Macau steamliner Fat Shan (1887-1933) in Hong Kong

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) worked for Holland-China Trading Company (HCHC) in Shanghai; it also had offices in Hong Kong and Tientsin (Tianjin). One of its first directors, Mr. Willem Kien, worked in China from 1898. After HCHC was founded in 1903, he worked for the company in Hong Kong and Shanghai. In 1921, he left China and worked for the head office in Rotterdam, at Diergaardelaan 36, until 1948, when the company was obtained by Internatio.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1930

Photo 1930s China voyage Hong Kong, Chefoo (?), Aden (?)

Charles Gesner van der Voort worked for Holland-China Trading Company (HCHC) in Shanghai; it also had offices in Hong Kong and Tientsin (Tianjin). One of its first directors, Mr. Willem Kien, worked in China from 1898. After HCHC was founded in 1903, he worked for the company in Hong Kong and Shanghai. In 1921, he left China and worked for the head office in Rotterdam, at Diergaardelaan 36, until 1948, when the company was obtained by Internatio. 

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1930

Photo wrapper 1930s China voyage Hong Kong, Chefoo (?), Aden (?)

Charles Gesner van der Voort worked for Holland-China Trading Company (HCHC) in Shanghai; it also had offices in Hong Kong and Tientsin (Tianjin). One of its first directors, Mr. Willem Kien, worked in China from 1898. After HCHC was founded in 1903, he worked for the company in Hong Kong and Shanghai. In 1921, he left China and worked for the head office in Rotterdam, at Diergaardelaan 36, until 1948, when the company was obtained by Internatio. 

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1930

Pillbox 053, Causeway Bay [1939-????]

Date Place completed: 
1939-01-01
Year completed is: Approximate
Condition at last visit: Demolished
Date of last visit: Jul-1998
Ref: ROB-00657
Other: Damaged/abandoned due shelling

Pillbox 054, Causeway Bay [1939-????]

Date Place completed: 
1939-01-01
Year completed is: Approximate
Condition at last visit: Demolished
Date of last visit: Jul-1998
Ref: ROB-00658
Other: Damaged/abandoned due shelling

Pillbox 055, Causeway Bay [1939-????]

Date Place completed: 
1939-01-01
Year completed is: Approximate
Condition at last visit: Demolished
Date of last visit: Jul-1998
Ref: ROB-00659
Other: Damaged/abandoned due shelling

Pillbox 040, Shau Ki Wan [1939-????]

Date Place completed: 
1939-01-01
Year completed is: Approximate
Condition at last visit: Demolished
Date of last visit: Dec-1997
Ref: ROB-00643
Other: Overrun during Japanese landings

Pillbox 056, Wan Chai [1939-????]

Date Place completed: 
1939-01-01

Year completed is: Approximate
Condition at last visit: Demolished
Date of last visit: Jul-1998
Ref: ROB-00660
Other: Damaged/abandoned due shelling

Pillbox 041, Shau Ki Wan [1939-????]

Date Place completed: 
1939-01-01
Year completed is: Approximate
Condition at last visit: Demolished
Date of last visit: Dec-1997
Ref: ROB-00644
Other: Overrun during Japanese landings

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