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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:

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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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Fred WOODHEAD [1913-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Woodhead
Given: 
Fred
Birth
Date: 
1913-09-14
Birthplace (town, state): 
Sheffield

On 26 August 1939 Fred Woodhead set sail from Southampton to Hong Kong on the Viceroy of India together with a number of other "Crown Agents" who were members of the Hong Kong Police.  After the fall of Hong Kong in December 1941 he was imprisoned in Sham Shui Po POW Camp.  He was on the Lisbon Maru on 1 October 1942 when it was torpedoed and sunk by US submarine Grouper.  Fred survived and was then transferred to Osaka Camp #1, where he remained for the duration of the war.  He returned to the UK after his release and married his finacee, Miss Jeannie Smith, 3 weeks lat

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Tsuen Wan police station (previous version) [1959-c.1991]

Date Place completed: 
c.1959-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1991-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

(former) Tsuen Wan Police Station

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1969

Brief glimpse of the front of Tsuen Wan police station. Screen shot from 1969 film "Die Jungen Tiger von Hongkong".

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