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Everything tagged "England"

Gertrude Anne SMITH (née ANTON, aka Pixie) [1894-1975]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Smith
Given: 
Gertrude Anne
Maiden: 
Anton
Alias / nickname: 
Pixie
Birth
Date: 
1894-04-16
Birthplace (town, state): 
Nottinghamshire
Death
Date: 
c.1975-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

Alfred Trevor GODFREY [1912-1942]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Godfrey
Given: 
Alfred Trevor
Birth
Date: 
1912-02-18
Birthplace (town, state): 
Birmingham
Death
Date: 
1942-10-01
Birthplace (country): 
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William Edmund AWCOCK [1896-1969]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Awcock
Given: 
William Edmund
Birth
Date: 
1896-05-21
Birthplace (town, state): 
Brighton, Sussex
Death
Date: 
c.1969-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

Ernest Wilfred JACKSON [1886-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Jackson
Given: 
Ernest Wilfred
Birth
Date: 
1886-03-23
Birthplace (town, state): 
Loftus, Yorkshire
Birthplace (country): 

Stanley Crathern FELTHAM [1896-1971]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Feltham
Given: 
Stanley Crathern
Birth
Date: 
c.1896-06-30 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Ipswich, Suffolk
Death
Date: 
1971-05-17
Birthplace (country): 

Herbert William HAMMOND (aka Hammy / Ernest William) [1888-1962]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Hammond
Given: 
Herbert William
Alias / nickname: 
Hammy / Ernest William
Birth
Date: 
c.1888-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
West Ham, London
Death
Date: 
1962-12-13

Mentioned in the 1941 Jurors List:

Birthplace (country): 

Rhys Caradoc JONES [1901-1995]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Jones
Given: 
Rhys Caradoc
Birth
Date: 
c.1901-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Liverpool
Death
Date: 
c.1995-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

Robert MORRISON [1782-1834]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Morrison
Given: 
Robert
Birth
Date: 
c.1782-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Buller’s Green, Morpeth, Northumberland
Death
Date: 
c.1834-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)

Dr Robert Morrison was a Protestant missionary, who first visited China in 1807. The following outline of Dr Morrison's life was given as a speech by L T Ride at Hong Kong University's Loke Yew Hall on 4th September, 1957.


ROBERT MORRISON - THE SCHOLAR AND THE MAN

Birthplace (country): 

Donald Oscar RUSSELL [1887-1961]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Russell
Given: 
Donald Oscar
Birth
Date: 
1887-08-07
Birthplace (town, state): 
New Malden
Death
Date: 
1961-07-08

He's mentioned in the Jurors Lists throught the 1920s, eg the 1929 list shows:

Birthplace (country): 

Fred WOODHEAD [1913-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Woodhead
Given: 
Fred
Birth
Date: 
1913-09-14
Birthplace (town, state): 
Sheffield

On 26 August 1939 Fred Woodhead set sail from Southampton to Hong Kong on the Viceroy of India together with a number of other "Crown Agents" who were members of the Hong Kong Police.  After the fall of Hong Kong in December 1941 he was imprisoned in Sham Shui Po POW Camp.  He was on the Lisbon Maru on 1 October 1942 when it was torpedoed and sunk by US submarine Grouper.  Fred survived and was then transferred to Osaka Camp #1, where he remained for the duration of the war.  He returned to the UK after his release and married his finacee, Miss Jeannie Smith, 3 weeks lat

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