I was very sorry to read this in the latest RAS email:
The President and Council of the Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong note with profound sadness the death of RASHK member Mr Brian Leonard Coak who passed away peacefully in Hong Kong on 24 September 2016.
A vigil will be held at the Hong Kong Funeral Home, 679, Kings Road, HK from 5 pm to 9 pm on Thursday 6 October 2016 <Read more ...>
The problem of piracy had always plagued the waters of Hong Kong for some time when, in 1930, the British armed forces in Hong Kong decided to stop escorting the vessels plying the waters around Hong Kong. This mission naturally fell on the shoulders of the Police Force, which formed an Anti-Piracy Guard by recruiting 25 White Russians. The Police Force classified these Russian policemen as Group E. <Read more ...>
does anyone have any information/knowledge about Alexander (Alex) Kriloff who, I believe, was involved with BAAG? He was also known as Alex Kennedy. He was my uncle - brother-in- law of Vitaly (Vic) Veriga. <Read more ...>
Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos):
Charles joined the Hong Kong Police in 1939. Originally from Dundee in Scotland, he set sail from London on board the Viceroy of India on 25 August 1939 bound for Yokohama. The exact date of the photograph is unknown but assume it was sometime between his arrival in Hong Kong in 1939 and his internment in Stanley Camp after December 1941. <Read more ...>