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Everything tagged "New Zealand"

Ralph Burton GOODWIN [1902-1994]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Goodwin
Given: 
Ralph Burton
Birth
Date: 
1902-07-15
Death
Date: 
c.1994-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

Ralph Burton Goodwin OBE RN​ZN​VR

Birthplace (country): 
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Richard Henry WILD [1893-1955]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Wild
Given: 
Richard Henry
Birth
Date: 
c.1893-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Hokitika
Death
Date: 
c.1955-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)

DoB from John Black's list, which gives Mr Wild's occupation in 1941 as "Insurance".

He was Secretary of the New Zealand Internees Association in Stanley Camp.

Birthplace (country): 

Kathleen THOMPSON [c.1908-2002]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Thompson
Given: 
Kathleen
Birth
Date: 
c.1908-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Death
Date: 
2002-01-21

After training as a nurse in New Zealand, Kathleen Thompson went to Britain in 1936 and joined the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service. 

In Hong Kong she served as matron of St. Albert's Hospital during the hostilities.

She went to Britain after the war and became Assistant Director of the Army Nursing Sevice (rank: Lieutenant-Colonel). After retirement in the 1960s she returned to New Zealand and died at the age of 94.

Source:

Arthur E. Gomes Newsletter, undated but probably March 2002

Birthplace (country): 

David LOIE (aka LUI Fook-wing / BAAG codename "M.S." / 雷福榮) [????-1943]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Loie
Given: 
David
Alias / nickname: 
LUI Fook-wing / BAAG codename "M.S." / 雷福榮
Death
Date: 
c.1943-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

John Oram SHEPPARD [1878-1942]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Sheppard
Given: 
John Oram
Birth
Date: 
1878-09-27
Birthplace (town, state): 
Christchurch, Canterbury
Death
Date: 
1942-02-10

John Oram Sheppard was a Warrant Officer in the Hong Kong Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.

He died of dysentery in February 1942 - the second death in Stanley.

Source:

http://www.geni.com/people/John-ORAM-Sheppard/6000000014690930625

Birthplace (country): 

James Munro BERTRAM [1910-1993]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Bertram
Given: 
James Munro
Birth
Date: 
1910-08-11
Birthplace (town, state): 
Auckland
Death
Date: 
1993-08-24

James Munro Bertram was a left-wing New Zealand journalist active before the war in China and Hong Kong. While in the Colony he worked for Madame Sun-yatsen's China Defence League and supported other initiatives designed to help China in its war against Japan, such as the Industrial Co-operatives organised by fellow New Zealander Rewi Alley.

Birthplace (country): 

Peggie HUNTER (née SCOTCHER) [1921-1999]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Hunter
Given: 
Peggie
Maiden: 
Scotcher
Birth
Date: 
1921-02-07
Death
Date: 
1999-05-31
Birthplace (country): 

Stuart Taylor WILLIAMSON [c.1889-1950]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Williamson
Given: 
Stuart Taylor
Birth
Date: 
c.1889-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Death
Date: 
1950-09-05
Birthplace (country): 

James Leslie ANDERSON [1913-1985]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Anderson
Given: 
James Leslie
Birth
Date: 
1913-11-30
Birthplace (town, state): 
Gore
Death
Date: 
1985-05-12
Birthplace (country): 

John Alistair LOAN [1917-2012]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Loan
Given: 
John Alistair
Birth
Date: 
1917-04-30
Birthplace (town, state): 
Owaka, South Otago
Death
Date: 
2012-02-19

Barbara Anslow:

John Loan was a medical doctor.

Birthplace (country): 
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