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Prayer book made in Stanley Camp ca 1942-interior

Interior of a multi-page prayer book made by Sr. St. Stanislas for my Second Communion in Stanley Civilian Internment Camp. ca 1942.

Prayer book made in Stanley Camp ca 1942

Cover of a multi-page prayer book made by Sr. St. Stanislas for my Second Communion in Stanley Civilian Internment Camp. ca 1942.

Bowen Road Group, circa January 1942

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1942

Photo courtesy of Ruth Sewell-Baker showing the group at the Refo Residence on Bowen Road.

The “Admiral” was named in the book Strange Harmony by William Sewell.

This photo was used on the cover of my own book, Lost in the Battle for Hong Kong.

MAN KIM or KIN-HKYF vehicle ferry

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1947

The newsprint text cannot decide if to call it MAN TIM or MAN TIN. I suspect MAN TIN is correct..

I do not recall seeing any proper  photographs of this  oddity

Government 'huts'-Statue Square-1946

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1946

Chick's Bridge

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1946

previously discussed here https://gwulo.com/atom/33201

Wanchai-Tonnochy Road-new ferry pier

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1949

La Salle College reqd. for hospital

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1949

Entertaining the Troops in 1946

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1946

ENSA stands for???

plus the rude version the troops used

Reveal your age!!

1947 Carol Bateman (School of Dancing) - Helena May Institute

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1947

Carol Bateman (School of Dancing) and the Helena May Institute continue to maintain their strong partnership. Advertisement seen in the HK Telegraph dated 20 September 1947. 

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