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Hong Kong Police C.I.D. Staff, November 1932

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1932

HONG KONG POLICE

C.I.D. STAFF, NOVEMBER 1932

Auxiliary Police Passing out Parade 01

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1973

Auxiliary Police Passing out Parade 02

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1973

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1967

Leo Anatholy BORISOFF / STERLING [1916-1985]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Borisoff / Sterling
Given: 
Leo Anatholy
Birth
Date: 
1916-02-26
Birthplace (town, state): 
Nikolskii
Death
Date: 
c.1985-04-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

Michael Martin writes:

Leo Borisoff was a White Russian Policeman in HK and in Stanley Camp and he was friends with my grandfather and his cousin Vitaly 'Vic' Veriga.

Birthplace (country): 

1900s Wanchai Road, near No. 2 Police Station

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1905

Year is a guess. Interesting picture as it 'captures' two criminals in stocks being attended to by an Indian policeman. The structure behind looks like to be a fountaiin which may have replaced the Jubilee Fountain that was erected near No. 2 Police Station. Wanchai Road is on the right.

A E HAYNES [c.1908-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Haynes
Given: 
A E
Birth
Date: 
c.1908-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

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

He was the elder brother of Leonard Haynes.

Leonard HAYNES [c.1909-1949]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Haynes
Given: 
Leonard
Birth
Date: 
c.1909-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Death
Date: 
1949-05-06
Cause of death: 
Murdered

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

He was murdered while on duty in 1949. See the newspaper report of his death.

William Arthur PEPPERELL [1878-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Pepperell
Given: 
William Arthur
Birth
Date: 
1878-07-08
Birthplace (town, state): 
Blything, Suffolk

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

Birthplace (country): 

Ralph Fairburn Craik OLIVIER [c.1898-1949]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Olivier
Given: 
Ralph Fairburn Craik
Birth
Date: 
c.1898-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Death
Date: 
1949-05-06
Cause of death: 
Murdered

DoB from John Black's list, which gives Mr Olivier's occupation in 1941 as "Police Inspector".

Guy Shirra mentioned that Mr Olivier was killed on 6th May 1949. Olivier's death was front page news on that day's copy of The Hong Kong Telegraph:

Inspectors Olivier, Haynes Murdered On Police Launch

EARLY MORNING DRAMA AT PORT SHELTER

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