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  • Memory Project Archive

    Gordon Quan

    Gordon Quan

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    Gordon Quan

    Gordon Quan's discharge certificate.

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    Howard Chan

    Howard Chan in Patricia Bay, British Columbia, 1945.

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  • Memory Project Archive

    Gordon Quan

    Gordon Quan in London, England, March 1945.

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  • Memory Project Archive

    Bing Wong

    Bing Wong in 1944.

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    Bing Wong

    Bing Wong and comrades in training in Victoria, British Columbia, 1944.

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    Leonard Wong

    Mr. Wong in uniform, 1945.

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    Leonard Wong

    Mr. Wong in Kingston, Ontario, 1945.

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    Leonard Wong

    Mr. Wong in the summer of 1945.

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  • Memory Project Archive

    Andrew Kurn “Andy” Wong (Primary Source)

    "So he said, “Geez, I noticed you’re a Canadian.” I said, “Yes.” He said, “How do you like the American ships?” I said, “Gee, they’re like castles compared to the Canadian.”" Andrew Kurn “Andy” Wong served with the Merchant Navy during the Second World War. See below for Mr. Wong's entire testimony. Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/MemoryProject/AndrewKurnAndyWong/2893_original.jpg Andrew Kurn “Andy” Wong (Primary Source)
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    Bing Chew Wong (Primary Source)

    Bing Chew Wong served during the Second World War.Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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  • Memory Project Archive

    Daniel Lee (Primary Source)

    Daniel Lee served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War.Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    Edward Fey "Ed" Lee (Primary Source)

    Edward Fey "Ed" Lee joined the Canadian Armed Forces as a volunteer for the Special Operations Executive (SOE) overseas program. He served from 1944 to 1946. Being a Canadian of Chinese origin, Lee was called to duty as a secret agent in Asia under the command of the British Army. Listen to his tales of guerrilla warfare deep in Japanese-occupied territory. Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/MemoryProject/Lee_SOE_Twitter.jpg Edward Fey "Ed" Lee (Primary Source)
  • Memory Project Archive

    Frank Bing Wong (Primary Source)

    "“Your blood, our freedom.” That’s how they think of the Canadians." Frank Bing Wong served in the Canadian Army during the Second World War. See below for Mr. Wong's entire testimony. Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/MemoryProject/Wong_Army_Tweet.jpg Frank Bing Wong (Primary Source)
  • Memory Project Archive

    Gordon Jiu Kong "Gordie" Quan (Primary Source)

    Gordon Jiu Kong "Gordie" Quan joined the Canadian Army during the Second World War. He transferred to the British Army after basic training.Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/The-Memory-Project/image/10253_original.jpg Gordon Jiu Kong "Gordie" Quan (Primary Source)

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