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It Won’t Be Long Now: The Diary of a Hong Kong Prisoner of War

Japan marched into Hong Kong at the outbreak of the Pacific War on December 8, 1941. On the same day, Graham Heywood was captured by the invading Japanese near the border while carrying out duties for the Royal Observatory. He was held at various places in the New Territories before being transported to the military Prisoner-of-War camp in Sham Shui Po, Kowloon. The Japanese refused to allow Heywood and his colleague Leonard Starbuck to join the civilians at the Stanley internment camp.

Sham Shui Po Camp Marker Stone detail

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

One of three along Lai Chi Kok Road

Sham Shui Po, Jubilee Buidings

The two photos of Jubilee Buildings are self explanatory, but were they the site of an internment camp during the Japanese occupation?
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