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Date Added Item
May 12 Our friend, Tony Banham, on his monthly Blog Hong Kong War Diary, comments on an impressive initiative The Battle of Hong Kong 1941: A Spatial History Project 

The reason I think this is so important is that books, by definition, are static. Once they are published, they can never evolve. But the database approach used in this project allows data to be constantly added to, corrected, and refined. In practice it creates a dynamic repository of knowledge which will only grow and evolve over time, modelling and representing the Battle of Hong Kong better and more completely than could possibly be allowed by any other approach. It will become the dynamic interactive encyclopedia of the battle, and many other theatres may follow its lead.
Mike Babin mentioned this project in our Autumn 2021 Newsletter, and it has continued to evolve. If you're interested in the "bigger picture" of the Battle, you will gain a unique insight by viewing the events, displayed dynamically.
May 2 Draft minutes of our Annual General Meeting available.
May 1 Our PayPal service for registration and paying dues online has been discontinued and replaced by Interac e-Transfer. More info...

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In Memoriam

(listed in order received)

Lorraine Swansburg, daughter of F40923 Hercules Buchanan on Feb 14, 2022.

Leon Buchanan, son of F40923 Hercules Buchanan on Feb 23, 2021.

HKVCA member Grayson Laite (son of Uriah Laite) in 2022.

Yvonne Southworth- widow of C65332 Donald Southworth on March 22, 2022 (obituary).

Kittie Smith, widow of RRC Thomas W. Smith, F29871, on Jan 26, 2022.

(Earlier entries moved to the current edition of our quarterly national newsletter in March 2022)

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