Larcina, Hermílio Maria



Signalman Hong Kong Volunteers Defence Corps
Unit –  HKRNVR

Birth place – Hong Kong
Birth date – 18/ 07/ 1921

Death date – 02/08/1969
Father – Angelo Larcina
Mother – Maria Larcina

fotografia do navio Serpa Pinto

Hermílio Larcina in Sendai
(Photograph in public domain)

fotografia do navio Serpa Pinto

Prisoner card of Hermílio Larcina


Hermílio Larcina was a volunteer radio operator in the Hong Kong Volunteers Defence Corps in Hong Kong.

Born on 18 July 1921 in Hong Kong, son of the Portuguese Angelo and Maria Larcina.

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, he was later transported to Sendai camp, Japan.

He survived the war and died on August 2, 1969.


António Fragoeiro