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Forgotten SoulsA Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery$
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Patricia Lim

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9789622099906

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789622099906.001.0001

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The Second World War and Its Aftermath

The Second World War and Its Aftermath

(p.531) Chapter 28 The Second World War and Its Aftermath
Forgotten Souls

Patricia Lim

Hong Kong University Press

This chapter illustrates stories of the Second World War that are important to the history of the Hong Kong Cemetery. It discusses other events that happened during the postwar years, such as the discovery of unknown male bodies and the story of Cyril Wild, who had detailed knowledge of Japanese behavior towards the prisoners-of-war. It also looks at the Pearl River Incident and the final rearrangements made in the Hong Kong Cemetery in 1976.

Keywords:   Second World War, history, Hong Kong Cemetery, postwar years, Cyril Wild, Japanese behavior, prisoners-of-war, Pear River Incident, final rearrangements

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