Da Roza, Mário luiz



Sergeant  Hong Kong Volunteers Defence Corps
Unit –  6ª Comp. HKVDC

Birth place – Hong Kong
Birth date – 20/ 06/ 1914

Death date  – 28/04/1976
Father – Edmundo Duarte da Roza
Mother – Faustina Felicia da Roza

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Mário da Roza in uniform
(Photograph by Teresa da Roza)

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Prisoner card of Mário Roza

Mario Roza was a volunteer sergeant in the Hong Kong Volunteers Defence Corps in Hong Kong.

He was born on 20 June 1914 in Hong Kong, son of the Portuguese Faustina and Edmundo da Roza.

After the Japanese conquest of Hong Kong, he was taken prisoner and sent to the Sham Shui Po internment camp.

Together with other Portuguese and Allied prisoners, on April 29th 1944, he was transported to Sendai camp, Japan.

He survived the war and died on April 28th, 1976.


António Fragoeiro