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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
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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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Osmond Skinner SKINNER [1900-1980]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Skinner
Given: 
Osmond Skinner
Birth
Date: 
1900-09-12
Birthplace (town, state): 
Lee Lewisham
Death
Date: 
1980-06-02

Osmond Skinner was born in Lee in the Lewisham district of London and his birth was registered Quarter 4 Lewisham 1900. In 1911 he was living with his parents Alfred and Edith Skinner in Lewisham.

He married age 31 to Hazel Agnes Goodburn (1900 - 1987)  in Manila on 22 August 1931

Consular Birth Indices

Elizabeth Anne Skinner born in Manila Philippines abt 1932/3 aka Anne. She was the child of Osmond Skinner and Hazel Agnes

Passenger List May 1945 Hong Kong to London

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Rose SPRY [1890-1978]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Spry
Given: 
Rose
Birth
Date: 
c.1890-06-01 (Day is approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Bethnal Green, London
Death
Date: 
c.1978-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

Alfred TAYLOR [1913-2001]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Taylor
Given: 
Alfred
Birth
Date: 
1913-10-24
Birthplace (town, state): 
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Death
Date: 
c.2001-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)

He was a private in the Royal Army Medical Corps and interned at Shamshuipo, before being transferred to Osaka in April 1944.

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Lewis Rudall SHORE [1899-1950]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Shore
Given: 
Lewis Rudall
Birth
Date: 
1899-02-16
Birthplace (town, state): 
Shadwell, London
Death
Date: 
1950-02-09

A university professor.

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Walter Daniel BARKER [1889-1959]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Barker
Given: 
Walter Daniel
Birth
Date: 
c.1889-11-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Greenwich, London
Death
Date: 
1959-05-18

He isn't shown in the 1941 Jurors list.

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Graham Scudamore Percival HEYWOOD [1903-1985]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Heywood
Given: 
Graham Scudamore Percival
Birth
Date: 
1903-08-03
Birthplace (town, state): 
Manchester
Death
Date: 
1985-01-23

When war arrived on 8th December, 1941, Heywood was working at the Observatory on Nathan Road. Heywood set off with a colleague to the New Territories to collect several instruments. Instead he was captured by the Japanese, and began three years and eight months of life as a prisoner of war.

His account of his wartime experiences has been published in the book, It won't be long now. You can read an extract here on Gwulo.

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George Cunningham Paton MENZIES [1900-1968]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Menzies
Given: 
George Cunningham Paton
Birth
Date: 
1900-01-30
Birthplace (town, state): 
Cheddleton, Staffordshire
Death
Date: 
1968-03-28

George Menzies was an officer in the 4th Submarine Flotilla serving on the China station in 1928-1929 commanding one of the L Class submarines.  He had already served in the 1st World War 1916-1919 and in the 2nd World War commanded the Submarine Depot ship HMS Forth. He married Constance Grice-Hutchinson in April 1936.

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