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John PRETTEJOHN [1915-1988]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Prettejohn
Given: 
John
Birth
Date: 
c.1915-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Hong Kong
Death
Date: 
c.1988-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

John Prettejohn Pte 2681 Wounded 19 Dec 1941 at Wong Nei Chong Gap.  Interned as POW at Shampshuipo, transported on Toyama Maru 1943 to Nagoya #2 Branch Camp (Narumi) working in locomotive factory.  Repatriated to HK after war.   DBS Senior Prefect 1934-35.  Reporter for SCMP to 1973.

Birthplace (country): 

Star Ferry terminal, Central, Hong Kong, 1904

Text on Flickr: Scanned from “Post Impressions”, 2004, South China Morning Post Publishing Ltd, Hong Kong.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1904

Blake’s Pier, Hong Kong, 1922 – arrival of the Prince of Wales.

Text on Flickr: Scanned from “Post Impressions”, 2004, South China Morning Post Publishing Ltd, Hong Kong.

Info from "The Prince of Wales Eastern Book"

(https://ia902605.us.archive.org/23/items/princeofwaleseas00philrich/prin...)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1922

SCMP Staff circa 1949.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1949

A photo of SCMP Staff members taken on the rooftop of SCMP offices in 1949 (date inferred from its position in my photo album).  John Prettejohn standing on the very left.  Johnny Luke is 4th row, second from left.  Freddie Wong is on the right of the group of three standing at the rear in the middle of the picture. I only know Uncle Luke and Uncle Freddie in the picture as they were were my godfathers

Juvenix2.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1939

JuvenixLodge.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1939

William J Lee Jubilee 1943.jpg

Help in Research - Catchick Street Murder of Boy, 1920

CRIMINAL SESSIONS: The Catchick Street Affair
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CRIMINAL SESSIONS: The Catchick Street Affair

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