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Alice Eveline BINKS (née PEAKE) [1899-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Binks
Given: 
Alice Eveline
Maiden: 
Peake
Birth
Date: 
c.1899-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Bolton, Lancashire
Birthplace (country): 

Nona Keele LATIMER (née MORRIS, aka Florence Keele Bernhard Bates) [1901-1956]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Latimer
Given: 
Nona Keele
Maiden: 
Morris
Alias / nickname: 
Florence Keele Bernhard Bates
Birth
Date: 
c.1901-05-23 (Day is approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Marylebone, London
Death
Date: 
1956-01-11
Cause of death: 
Subdural Haemetoma

Nona  was born as Florence Keele Bernhard on 23 May 1901.  She did not use this exact date on later documents.  She grew up around Marybelone and Finchley in London, England. The family moved to Stone Ness, Ashurst, Kent in about 1916.  In 1916 the entire family was granted the right to change the family name to Morris, and bear the family coat of arms, by King George V.

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Sarah CASTLE (née STALEY, aka Sally) [1891-c.1975]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Castle
Given: 
Sarah
Maiden: 
Staley
Alias / nickname: 
Sally
Birth
Date: 
1891-08-22
Birthplace (town, state): 
Leicester
Death
Date: 
c.1975-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Cause of death: 
Dementia

Sally Castle was my great aunt by birth. She was an internee at Stanley Civilian Prison Camp during the Second World War. Following the war, she returned to her home in Vancouver, Canada. 

I am writing a creative non-fiction book about Sally and her husband Gordon Castle, focusing upon their experiences at Stanley. 

Any help is gratefully appreciated. 

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Gordon CASTLE [1889-1978]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Castle
Given: 
Gordon
Birth
Date: 
c.1889-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Death
Date: 
c.1978-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Cause of death: 
Cancer

Gordon Castle was my great uncle. He was an internee at Stanley Civilian Prison Camp during the Second World War, then emigrated to Vancouver, Canada. For part of his working career, he was a purser on the Empress ships. Then he moved into a government position, possibly in finance. 

I am writing a creative non-fiction book about him and my great-aunt Sally Castle (née Staley), focusing upon their experiences at Stanley. 

Any help is gratefully appreciated. 

 

Birthplace (country): 

Ronald George GRIGGS [1913-1983]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Griggs
Given: 
Ronald George
Birth
Date: 
1913-06-10
Birthplace (town, state): 
Isle of Wight, Hampshire
Death
Date: 
c.1983-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

Florence Ada GRIGGS (née REDPATH) [1886-1964]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Griggs
Given: 
Florence Ada
Maiden: 
Redpath
Birth
Date: 
c.1886-06-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Death
Date: 
1964-05-17
Birthplace (country): 

Percy Richard Gay CUMING [1880-1936]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Cuming
Given: 
Percy Richard Gay
Birth
Date: 
c.1880-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Forder, Devon
Death
Date: 
1936-06-03

Captain Percy Richard Gay Cuming worked for the Indo China Steam Navigation Company, his wife was Kathleen. He lived in Hong Kong from 1909 to 1927 when he was transferred to Shanghai.

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Charles David WILKINSON [1861-1942]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Wilkinson
Given: 
Charles David
Birth
Date: 
c.1861-07-01 (Day is approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Belper, Derbyshire
Death
Date: 
1942-10-18
Birthplace (country): 

Geoffrey Cadzow HAMILTON [1917-1988]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Hamilton
Given: 
Geoffrey Cadzow
Birth
Date: 
1917-01-05
Birthplace (town, state): 
Manchester
Death
Date: 
1988-04-12

Chinese Wikipedia has a page for him - here's a link to the English translation.

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Samuel Job WITCHELL [1858-1925]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Witchell
Given: 
Samuel Job
Birth
Date: 
1858-11-13
Birthplace (town, state): 
Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire
Death
Date: 
1925-08-12

Samuel Job Witchell was usually known as Job Witchell.

Rudi Butt has gathered a lot of information about Job Witchell in his article Job And James Henry Witchell. Here are some of the key events from that article:

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