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George Palmer's Journey From Prince Edward Island to
Hong Kong and the Omine Camp in WWII


His Story
    Chronology     Capt. Wilson Interview     Dr. Gingras Interview
ROYAL RIFLES' DIARIES
A.   DIARIES FROM 'C' COMPANY, ROYAL RIFLES OF CANADA

"This is the inside story of the battle of Hong Kong, taken from the notes collected from various members of 'C' Coy [Company] of the Royal Rifles of Canada.  It covers the entire Hong Kong Expedition, including movement to the Far Eastern Theatre, defence and fall of the Island, and part of the imprisonment of the forces thereafter."

- Lieutenant M.B. Goodenough, CWAC

Page 1             Page 11               Page 21               Page 31               Page 41
Page 2             Page 12               Page 22               Page 32               Page 42
Page 3             Page 13               Page 23               Page 33               Page 43
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Page 9             Page 19               Page 29               Page 39               Page 49
Page 10           Page 20               Page 30               Page 40               Page 50

B.   CHRONOLOGICAL NOTES FROM ROYAL RIFLES OF CANADA

Page 1             Page 13               Page 25               Page 37               Page 49
Page 2             Page 14               Page 26               Page 38               Page 50
Page 3             Page 15               Page 27               Page 39               Page 51
Page 4             Page 16               Page 28               Page 40               Page 52
Page 5             Page 17               Page 29               Page 41               Page 53
Page 6             Page 18               Page 30               Page 42               Page 54
Page 7             Page 19               Page 31               Page 43               Page 55
Page 8             Page 20               Page 32               Page 44               Page 56
Page 9             Page 21               Page 33               Page 45               Page 57
Page 10           Page 22               Page 34               Page 46                Page 58
Page 11           Page 23               Page 35               Page 47                          
Page 12           Page 24               Page 36               Page 48                         
                                                                                                                

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Note:  These documents were obtained from the Canadian Department of National Defence.  In association with these documents, the Directorate of History and Heritage is, "... mandated to safeguard and disseminate Canadian military history and heritage to meet departmental goals, provide meritorious service recognition, and reinforce Canadian Forces identity."  Their web site contains a wealth of information)
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