Hardoon, Reuben Victor

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Plot Location 1D8
Surname Hardoon
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
Hebrew Name  
Spouse’s Name Marion Joyce Tvrda
Father’s Name Silas Aaron Hardoon
Mother’s Name Jialing (Liza) Luo
Other Surnames  
Sex M
Marital Status M
Maiden Name  
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
OF
REUBEN VICTOR HARDOON
BORN 18TH OCTOBER 1923
DIED 13TH FEBRUARY 1956
Inscription (Heb)  
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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