|Place of Birth||Nagasaki?|
|Date of Birth (Eng)||circa 1904|
|Date of Birth (Heb)|
|Date of Death (Eng)||February 2, 1933|
|Date of Death (Heb)|
|Age at Death||28|
|Spouse’s Name||A. Bain né Lebon|
|Father’s Name||Morris Bassis (?)|
|Mother’s Name||Genindel Bassis née Heikoff (?)|
|Title (e.g., Dr)|
|Religious Status (כ/ל/י)|
|Cause of Death||Pleurisy and double pneumonia|
|Other Family Data||Possible sisters: Sara Bassis Negeloff (b. April 13, 1897, Nagasaki; d. August 14, 1980, SF), Mary Bassis Nicklin (b. 1902) and Diana Bassis Scottgordon Peet (b. May 14, 1909, Nagasaki; d. October 19, 1983, Alameda, CA)|
DIED 2ND FEB 1933
AGED 28 YEARS
|Inscription (Other)||“B.J. & Co.” on front of top slab; “152” on right side|
|Historical||Bertha arrived in HK only one year before and she married her husband a short time after that. He was the manager of Athena Studio, located in Gloucester Building.
Her parents were Russian (her mother was born in Kherson, which is now in Ukraine) living in Shanghai. According to her obituary, her father had died six weeks earlier on January 1st. He was 60.
In 1929, Mary (sister?) was living in Sheffield. Her husband, Harry, was an able seaman in the Royal Navy.
The Bassises may be related to Amalie Herzberg (1H13)‘s family.
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