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The Lone FlagMemoir of the British Consul in Macao during World War II$
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John Pownall Reeves, Colin Day, and Richard Garrett

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9789888208326

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888208326.001.0001

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Odds and Ends

Odds and Ends

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(p.109) Chapter XI Odds and Ends
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The Lone Flag
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John Pownall Reeves

Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888208326.003.0013

Chapter 11 is a collection of miscellaneous memories and information. Reeves described his personal staff and what became of them after they left the consulate. During the war, the Reeves family took to farming and animal husbandry. He also commented on the Macanese patois and described the formal occasions involving the Governor of Macao. There were also episodes of the return of the João de Lisboa to Portugal and the conflicts regarding the control of the Macao Electricity Company, as well as details on the arrival of the first Portuguese supply ship after the Japanese surrender.

Keywords:   Macao consulate staff, Hong Kong, John Reeves, Governor of Macao, Macao Electricity Company, World War II, British Consul, Japanese invasion

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