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Everything tagged "Japanese occupation"

Lindy.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1944

Matsubara.jpg

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

Norwegian Community in Hong Kong WWII [c.1941-c.1945]

Norwegian Community in Hong Kong WWII

The Norwegian community in Hong Kong before the Japanese attack on December 8, 1945 consisted of a small number of residents and sailors from the merchant fleet. Here is a brief outline of their war time experiences.

Before the Japanese attack and occupation

The Norwegian residents in Hong Kong in 1941 were mainly ships agents, ship brokers, retired sailors and missionaries.

Cedric James JULYAN (aka Sonny, Jim) [1923-1959]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Julyan
Given: 
Cedric James
Alias / nickname: 
Sonny, Jim
Birth
Date: 
1923-11-25
Birthplace (town, state): 
Hong Kong Island
Death
Date: 
c.1959-05-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

I am researching what happened to my grandfather during WWII, before he came to the UK and married my grandmother Stella Abbott (in July 1950).

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Blue Pool Road Massacre

I came across a link to a story about the Blue Pool Road Massacre. http://eagle878.blogspot.ca/2015/01/blue-pool-road-massacre-hong-kong-dec.html written by Lam Kwok-Fu.  This is identical to the descriptions given by our family members.

Paul de Roux's tomb

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2014

Memorial Plaque for Louis Reynaud

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2014

Japanese solider studio

Image (external): 

says taken in Hong Kong though no real way to check. Curious about the story behind this - who was the guy not in uniform sitting down? The soldier's arm band says Gendarme which suggests he was based in an British/International colony. (from photo album from captured soldier)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1944
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Japanese soldiers relax in Repulse Bay

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Taken from photo album of captured Japanese soldier in Hong Kong. Set includes a number of postcards from Japanese cities - also untranslated Japanese script. wonder who sent him the postcards?

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1944
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