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Arkady Alex KORSHOONOFF [1908-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Korshoonoff
Given: 
Arkady Alex
Birth
Date: 
1908-08-22

Notes from 1314

  • Born  22.8.1908
  • Enlisted  3.4.1935 as L/Sgt E 31  ( Aged 27, - previous service in Shanghai ? )
  • Immediate Pre War was on Passport Control duties.

James MacKenzie CAMPBELL [1856-1885]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Campbell
Given: 
James MacKenzie
Birth
Date: 
1856-08-07
Birthplace (town, state): 
Petty, Inverness-Shire, Scotland
Death
Date: 
1885-06-30
Cause of death: 
Sunstroke
Birthplace (country): 
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Policeman (BG008)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1915

Douglas Haig TAYLOR [1916-1968]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Taylor
Given: 
Douglas Haig
Birth
Date: 
1916-12-02
Death
Date: 
c.1968-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)
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): 

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:

Birthplace (country): 
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Richard Eric DARKIN [c.1937-2017]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Darkin
Given: 
Richard Eric
Birth
Date: 
c.1937-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Death
Date: 
2017-10-29
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Arthur James William DORLING [c.1888-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Dorling
Given: 
Arthur James William
Birth
Date: 
c.1888-12-31 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Croydon
Birthplace (country): 
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William Ley CLARK [1899-1962]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Clark
Given: 
William Ley
Birth
Date: 
c.1899-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Dundee
Death
Date: 
c.1962-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

A Small Band Of Men - An Englishman's Adventures in Hong Kong's Marine Police

Dates of events covered by this document: 
Fri, 1976-09-03 to Mon, 1997-06-30

Les Bird joined the Hong Kong Marine Police in 1976 during a period of rapid change in one of the British Empire’s few remaining colonies, and witnessed the last years of the hard-working, hard-drinking colonial policemen handing out rough justice in the World of Suzie Wong.

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