Pasco, Boris

Plot Location2E24
Given Name(s)Boris
Place of BirthRussia
Date of Birth (Eng)circa 1900
Date of Birth (Heb) 
Date of Death (Eng)March 8, 1966
Date of Death (Heb)16 Adar 5726
Age at Death65
Hebrew Nameברוך
Spouse’s NameKathleen Joseph Harris
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Mother’s Name 
Other Surnames 
Marital StatusM
Maiden Name 
Title (e.g., Dr) 
Religious Status (כ/ל/י) 
Cause of Death 
Other Family DataDaughter: Patricia Kathlyn Pasco Denholme (b. October 29, 1923, HK; d. October 2004, Norwich, England)
Inscription (Eng)BORIS PASCO
Inscription (Heb)פ׳ נ׳ המ׳ ברוך פאסכו נלב״ע ט״ז אדר התשכ״ו והיו ימיו ס״ה שנה ת׳נ׳צ׳ב׳ה׳
Inscription (Other)“267” centered on front face of top slab
HistoricalHe was a bookseller, first at Brewer’s and from 1935 at Harris’s. During the war he carried out illegal relief work with Kiyoshi Watanabe and Helen Ho. He was arrested in May 1943 on suspicion of allowing his shop on Ice House Street to be used by the resistance but managed to convince his captors of his innocence and was soon released. — He and his wife were married at St. Joseph’s Church on October 25, 1922.

In the 1923 jurors’ list, he is listed as being a bookseller at Brewer & Co. Ltd., located at 23 Queen’s Road Central. In the 1941 jurors’ list, he is listed as being a bookseller at Harris Book Shop, and living at 112 The Peak.

After the war, Patricia married British officer Captain Alistaire Denholme.

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