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Monday, 7 October 2019

From London to Hong Kong

175 years ago today Inspector Charles MAY along with Sergeants Thomas SMITHERS and Hugh McGREGOR resigned from the Metropolitan Police to begin their 5 month journey to Hong Kong in order to establish the Hong Kong Police Force.  As the senior officer Charles has found his way into the history books whereas Thomas and Hugh barely get a mention.  As a personal tribute to these two family men I have today published pen pictures of their lives on my Hong Kong Police Ancestors Blog: