|Given Name(s)||Reuben Victor|
|Place of Birth||Shanghai|
|Date of Birth (Eng)||October 18, 1923|
|Date of Birth (Heb)|
|Date of Death (Eng)||February 13, 1956|
|Date of Death (Heb)|
|Age at Death||32|
|Spouse’s Name||Marion Joyce Tvrda|
|Father’s Name||Silas Aaron Hardoon|
|Mother’s Name||Jialing (Liza) Luo|
|Title (e.g., Dr)|
|Religious Status (כ/ל/י)|
|Cause of Death|
|Other Family Data||Children: Elizabeth Marion Crawford D’cruz, Jocelyn Marie Stacey, Marilyn Maryrose Shotam, Reuben Victor Hardoon Jr.
He had 20 brothers and sisters, all adopted. He and ten of his siblings were Caucasian and carried the Hardoon surname. The other ten were Chinese and carried Luo surname.
|Inscription (Eng)||IN LOVING MEMORY
REUBEN VICTOR HARDOON
BORN 18TH OCTOBER 1923
DIED 13TH FEBRUARY 1956
|Inscription (Other)||“234” on center front of granite slab|
|Historical||Marion was born in Shanghai. She died on September 2, 2011, in Perth, Australia, at the age of 83.
According to local historian Mark O’Neill, Reuben and all his brothers and sisters were adopted. Listen to Mark talk about Reuben’s father, Silas Aaron Hardoon, to RTHK Radio 3’s Annemarie Evans on “Hong Kong Heritage” on January 6, 2018:
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