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Wong Nai Chung Gap, View on Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 1930

Charles Gesner van der Voort had started his career in Rotterdam, at Holland-China Trading Company (HCHC). In 1938, he went to Shanghai for the firm. The Japanese interned him, and most other Dutch nationals, from 1943-45. In camp, he met his wife Nancy and they married after the war. After a leave in The Netherlands, they returned to the Orient, where Charles continued to work for HCHC in Hong Kong.
 

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1930

Sailors Home

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Guess we can put completion date as 1864...

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Queen's Hill Camp located at 68 Lung Ma Road, Sha Tau Kok, Fanling 1975

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1975
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1964 Queen's Hill Barracks in Lung Yeuk Tau. = 龍躍頭皇后山軍營

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1964
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Queen's Hill Barracks in Lung Yeuk Tau. = 龍躍頭皇后山軍營 1964

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1964
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