When the end of the war was approaching the bandsmen practised a "Victory March", a medley of the various Allied national anthems. For obvious reasons the air to the tune was omitted. When the American parachutists arrived, the band was at the front gate to welcome the liberators with this Victory March and other suitable pieces.
John HOYTE, David WARREN, -?-,
Hakon TORJESEN, James TAYLOR, George BELL, Stanley THOMPSON, Douglas SADLER, Stephen HOUGHTON, Peter BAZIRE.
Theo WELCH, -?-, Paul THOMPSON, Alec LUXON, Stan THOMPSON, Torje TORJESEN, Brian KERRY.
Cubs & Brownies
-?-, -?-, -?-, -?-, -?-, -?-, Joan THOMPSON, Josephine HOUGHTON, -?-,
Middle row (from left to right):
Elizabeth HOYTE, Jennifer BEVEN, Norman CLIFF, Evelyn DAVEY (Huebener), ...
Guides & Scouts
Front Row: (from left to right)
Margaret MUFFAT, Mary BALL, Evelyn DAVEY, -?-, Helen SMITH, Helen NEVE, Inez PHARE, Carrie MANN, Galina WILSON, -?-, Irene ROUSE, Mary SCOTT, Dorothy DISNEY, Gladys SHRICKLAND, Constance PAUL.
Middle Row: ...
Standing: (from left to right)
Eddy Cooke // David ???//Richard Jones//George Wats (Porky)//John de Zutter//Gui Chan//Mickey Marques//Johnny Beaten-Georgiles.
Peter Turner//Alby de Zutter ...
From: Henry R. Pietropaoli Date: Sun, Apr 10, 2016.I was looking through some old photos and found the attached photo sent to my great Aunt and uncle, Natasha and Fred Rumpf, from their friend and neighbor in Weihsien.
Father Emmanuel Hanquet as he was in Weihsien ---
"Que se passe-t-il ? Eh bien voilà. L'abbé Hanquet ― Manu pour la famille ― s'en va ! Manu, vous savez bien. Le toujours dévoué dans les œuvres, l'animateur de quelques troupes scoutes ― il est dangereux de les citer parce qu'on risque d'en oublier ― Manu l'ami de tous, le joyeux compère, le ― oserais-je le dire ― le chanteur comique ...
David Michell, far right
We invested our lives in Japanese youth," David Michell says of his years of ministry in Japan, first with Overseas Missionary Fellowship (OMF) and later as a campus worker with Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship.
The dramatic World War II rescue of Weihsien prison camp, in Japanese controlled China, is remembered by inmate David Michell, who was 12 at the time. He was one of a number of children, separated from their parents, who were in the camp.
A Catholic Missionary In China and Vietnam'
The New York Times, Friday, February 8, 1980
The Rev. Raymond J. DeJaegher, a Belgian-born Roman Catholic missionary and educator in China and Vietnam for many years and more recently a ...
Dorothy Selmes and son Hugh
Mrs Selmes kept a diary during her years at the camp.
"I wrote it in short hand so the Japanese wouldn't be able to read it," she said. "Towards the end of the war we were so weak, the sweat was ...
... He loved to laugh, and laughed heartily and loudly. This happened when he told us about the time he had to undergo surgery: a trepanning ---
He said: "They opened my head and they didn’t find anything in ...