Private Hong Kong Volunteers Defence Corps
Unit – 5ª Comp. HKVDC
Birth place – Hong Kong
Birth date – 30/ 04/1914
Death date – 11/ 03/1976
Father – Henrique Maria dos Reis de Campos
Mother – Edalina Augusta Lydia Lawrence Campos
(Photograph in public domain)
Leonardo Campos was a volunteer soldier in the "Hong Kong Volunteers Defence Corps" military force in Hong Kong.
Born on April 30, 1914 in Hong Kong, son of the Portuguese Henrique and Edalina Campos.
After the Japanese conquest of Hong Kong, he was taken prisoner. Sent to the Sham Shui Po internment camp, where later, along with other Portuguese and Allied prisoners, on April 29, 1944, he was transported to Sendai camp, Japan.
He survived the war, dying on March 11, 1976.
Prisoner card of Leonardo Campos
Prisoner card of Leonardo Campos (back)
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