The Executions of October 29, 1943: Update

I find it rather sad that, as we approach the seventieth anniversary of their death, there is still no definitive list of the 32 men and one woman executed on Stanley Beach on October 29, 1943 for their role in the Hong Kong resistance. But thanks largely to Tony Banham and Phil Cracknell I think we’ve reached the stage where we know the names of all those who died but are not yet certain exactly who they were. In other words, there are more than 33 names given by plausible sources.
Four of the executed were Indian (Ansari, Ahmed, Grewal and Feroj). A fair amount is known about Captain Mateen Ansari, who was the only non-civilian victim, and, although the information that I have about the other three is scanty, there is no doubt that they were among the 33. The ‘westerners’ are not surprisingly reasonably well documented in English language sources – the Canadian Monaghan, the American Bennett, and the British Bradley, Hall, Fraser, Hyde, Rees, Scott, Sinton, and Waterton. A little is also known about the Portuguese agent, William White
The real doubt is as to the Chinese victims – I suspect that in some cases this is simply due to different sources giving their names in different forms. The list below is the best I can come up with so far. – it’s based largely on Tony Banham’s list, which is in turn taken from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. In brackets I give the form of the name found by Phil Cracknell in his archival research, where it’s significantly different, and I indicate uncertainty as to identity by question marks).

M. A. ANSARI
BASHIR AHMED
CHESTER BENNETT
FREDERICK WILLIAM BRADLEY
CHAN CHO KIT
CHANG YIT CLEVELAND ELROY (Ching Yit??)
CHAN PING FAN (Chen Ping Fan)
CHAN SIN CHUEN (Chan Siu Chuen)
JOHN ALEXANDER FRASER
FREDERICK IVAN GEORGE HALL
CHARLES FREDERICK HYDE
GEORGE KOTWALL (Bujar Kotewall)
LAU KWOK PING
LAU TAK OI (wife of David Loie) (Lau Tak Hoi)
LAU TAK KWONG
LEE LAM
LEE KUNG HOI (Li Hong Ho?)
LEUNG HUNG (‘Jimmy’) (Leung Hong)
LUK CHUNG KIT (Luk Cheung Kit)
MAJID FEROZ (Majed Feroj)
THOMAS CHRISTOPHER MONAGHAN
NARANJAN SINGH GREWAL (Marajan Singh Greywall)
HUBERT STANLEY REES
WALTER RICHARDSON SCOTT
ALEXANDER CHRISTIE SINTON
DOUGLAS WILLIAM WATERTON
WILLIAM JOHN WHITE
WONG SHIU PUN PRESTON (Wong Sui Pun)
YAN CHEUK MING (Kun James, aka James Kim)
YEUNG SAU TAK (Yeung Sho Te??)

There are two names in Phil’s document that aren’t on that list:
CHAN TA SAI
LEUNG KAO

There are two names on the Banham/CWGC list that don’t appear in Phil’s source:

LO WING
YUNG SHAM CHEUNG – aka Cheung Yuen Sam

Naturally I would be grateful if anybody could throw any further light on this matter. It would be good to have an authoritative list by October 29.

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