Private Hong Kong Volunteers Defense Corps
Unit – 6 Coy HKVDC
Birth place – Hong Kong
Birth date – 21/ 12/ 1913
Death date – 04/12/1976
Father – Francisco Apolónio Castilho
Mother – Eldmira Castilho
Thomas Manuel Castilho (Photo: Camille Castilho Bishop)
Thomas Manuel Castilho was a volunteer in the "Hong Kong Volunteers Defense Corps" in Hong Kong.
He was born in Hong Kong and was the son of Portuguese parents.
During the Japanese conquest of Hong Kong, he was captured and held captive until the end of the war.