Jews Who Died in the Defence of Hong Kong

ohel leah war memorial plaque

A number of members of our community sadly perished either in the defence of Hong Kong in December 1941 or the during subsequent Japanese occupation, which ended in 1945. Their graves or memorials are located in four cemeteries around the territory:

Pokfulam Memorial Cemetery
Sai Wan Memorial
Sai Wan Military Cemetery
Stanley Military Cemetery

as well as in the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Yokohama, Japan.

We are always looking to add information to our database. If you know someone who is related to one of these deceased members of our community, please ask them to contact us.

Please click on a name below to go to that person’s page.

Pokfulam Memorial Cemetery:

Kossick, David

Sai Wan Memorial:

Benjamin, VivianBerger, MaxBraun, Jack Francis
Cohen, BernardElliott, FrankGoldman, Reginald
Hoselitz, RudolfJoseph, Harry BernardLipkovsky, Boris
Schrage, David Morris

Sai Wan Military Cemetery:

Freeman, SidneyGinsburg, Leonard E.Macklin, Robert
Rich, Jack

Stanley Military Cemetery:

Ellis, LeontineGerzo, SamuelGreenberg, Hymie
Humphreys, Joseph JacobLiborwich, SamuelSamuel, Herbert A

Commonwealth War Cemetery:

Cohen, Norman