Private Hong Kong Volunteers Defence Corps
Unit – 6th Company
Birth place – Hong Kong
Birth date – 29/ 09/ 1903
Death date – 29/ 01/1945
Father – Francisco Eustácio Franco
Mother – Inêz Franco
Grave of Miguel Franco in Yokohama
(Photograph by Michel Nelis)
Prisoner card of Miguel Franco
Miguel Franco was a volunteer soldier in the Hong Kong Volunteers Defence Corps in Hong Kong.
He was born on 29 September 1903 in Hong Kong, the son of the Portuguese Francisco and Inês Franco.
After the Japanese conquest of Hong Kong, he was taken prisoner and sent to the Sendai internment camp, where he died of pneumonia (according to medical report).
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