Private Hong Kong Volunteers Defence Corps
Unit – 6ª Comp. HKVDC
Birth place – Hong Kong
Birth date – 29/ 03/ 1911
Death date – 15/ 08/ 1995
Father – Gregório Maria Gutierrez Sr.
Mother – Guilhermina Maria Soares Ribeiro
Gregório during training in Fanling
(Photograph in public domain)
Born on March 29, 1911 in Hong Kong, son of the Portuguese Gregório Gutierrez and Guilhermina Maria Ribeiro, Gregório Jr. was a volunteer soldier in the "Hong Kong Volunteers Defence Corps" military force in Hong Kong.
After the Japanese conquest of Hong Kong, he was taken prisoner and initially sent to the Sham Shui Po internment camp, where he was kept until the time of his release.
He survived the war and died on August 15, 1995.
Prisoner card of Gregório Gutierrez
Prisoner card of Gregório Gutierrez (back)
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