Private Hong Kong Volunteers Defence Corps
Unit – 6th Company
Birth place – Hong Kong
Birth date – 29/ 12/ 1919
Death date – 18/12/ 1944
Father – José David Fernandes
Mother – Maria Laura Fernandes
Grave of Eduardo Fernandes in Yokohama
(Photograph by Michel Nelis)
Prisoner Card of Eduardo Fernandes
Eduardo Fernandes was a volunteer soldier in the "Hong Kong Volunteers Defence Corps" military force in Hong Kong.
He was born on 29 December 1919 in Hong Kong, son of the Portuguese José and Maria Fernandes.
After the Japanese conquest of Hong Kong, he was taken prisoner and sent to the Sendai internment camp, where he died of a bone fracture in his back (according to a medical report).
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