Everything tagged: Japanese occupation
This is part of the story of Mrs Grace Smith (John Anton-Smith's grandmother), a blind lady who was brought from the UK to Hong Kong to be looked after by her son, Raymond. He employed a lady known only as Chan, who became a devoted companion, to drive her around and otherwise see to her needs. John inherited this battered little diary, measuring only 6cm x 8cm, in which Grace, with the help of an unknown scribe, recounted various events during her time in Stanley Internment Camp.
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.
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).
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.