Anglo-Chinese friendship

Anglo-Chinese friendship

13 March 1972: diplomatic relations were established between the UK and the People's Republic of China. Since then, with the economic rise of China, the UK has tried to maintain good relations, a t...

Concept, Community / Clubs, Politics & Administration, China/Hong Kong

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Ba Jin

Ba Jin

Author and political activist. Born China as Li Yaotang.  Ba Jin was his pen name.  Learnt and advocated Esperanto. Spent 1927-8 in France. Returned to Shanghai. From 1983 suffered with Parkinson's...

Person, Politics & Administration, China/Hong Kong

1 memorial
Captain Edward Bamford, VC

Captain Edward Bamford, VC

Edward Bamford, VC, DSO was a Royal Marines officer. Bamford was also awarded the Distinguished Service Order for his gallantry aboard HMS Chester during the Battle of Jutland. Captain Edward Bamf...

Person, China/Hong Kong

War served, WW1
1 memorial
J. W. Bennett

J. W. Bennett

CN Co. Mate Anshun. Andrew Behan has researched this man: Chief Officer James William Bennett was born on 15 March 1902 in Darlington, County Durham, the son of James Ellis Bennett and Elizabeth J...

Person, Australia, China/Hong Kong

War dead non-military, WW2
1 memorial
D. Blackman

D. Blackman

Andrew Behan has researched this man: Date of birth is not known. Blackman, who worked for the Taikoo Dockyard and Engineering Company in Hong Kong, was a member of the Hong Kong Volunteer Defence...

Person, China/Hong Kong

War dead, WW2
1 memorial
T. H. W. Bonner

T. H. W. Bonner

Andrew Behan has researched this man. The only person he could trace called Bonner who died in the Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Corps was a Corporal Horace William Bonner. We transcribed the name as...

Person, China/Hong Kong

War dead, WW2
1 memorial
W. P. Bruce

W. P. Bruce

CN Co. Wharfinger Sh'ai. Andrew Behan has researched this man: William Peter Bruce was born on 14 October 1892 in Seacombe, Cheshire, the eldest son of Thomas Bruce and Marguirite Jane Bruce née P...

Person, China/Hong Kong

War dead non-military, WW2
1 memorial
B. Brynberg

B. Brynberg

CN Co. 4'E Shuntien. Andrew Behan has researched this man: Fourth Engineering Officer Brynberg was born about 1919, in Poland, the son of Samuel and Bertha Brynberg of Tel Aviv, Israel. He was em...

Person, China/Hong Kong, Poland

War dead non-military, WW2
1 memorial
R. K. Burns

R. K. Burns

CN Co. C'E Chengtu. Andrew Behan has researched this man: Chief Engineer Officer Robert Kirkwood Burns was born on 31 August 1889 in Greenock, Scotland, the son of Robert and Martha Burns. His fath...

Person, China/Hong Kong, Scotland

War dead, WW2
1 memorial
Sir William Chambers

Sir William Chambers

Architect. Though born in Gothenburg, Sweden where his father was a merchant, he is considered to be Scots. Having visited China he designed the Pagoda and Roman Ruin in Kew Gardens. Somerset Hous...

Person, Architecture, China/Hong Kong, Scotland, Sweden

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