Saturday, June 25, 2011

The Search for Wong Ham Hee

The Mission to search for the grave of:

Wong Ham Hee 黄咸熙 aka 月初 from Satow, Zengcheng, China

Poll Tax
Wong Ham Hee
L24/30 654
Arrived 30/11/1920
Arrived from Canton
Age 22
Former Residence Canton
Ship Ulimaroa from Sydney
No Photo
Arrived Wellington
100 pound
Finger Prints

Newspapers Past shipping list - returning from Sydney to Auckland 1930s.

Arrivals TUESDAY- MAUNGANUI FROM SYDNEY. The Union Company's' iritercolonial steamer Maunganui arrived in the stream at 6.10 a.m. to-day from Sydney and: berthed at about 10 o'clock at No. 1. North Queen's Wharf to discharge her passengers, mails and cargo. The weather was fine for the trip across the Tasman, and the voyage generally uneventful. The Maungunui had on board twenty-five racehorses, which included the well-known racers Nightmarch, True Shaft; Cimabue, and Flicker, the remainder being yearlings. The cargo included transhipments from the following vessels :—Ormond, Marella, Talleyrand, Madras Maru, Kiwitea, Mooltan, Themistocles, Macedon, Bendigo, Koranui, Anchises, Karoola, St. Albans, Aagtekerk, and Caprera. The following passengers were on board: Wong Ham Hee, Wong Git Way, and 86 steerage LATE SHIPPING Evening Post, Volume CIX, Issue 105, 6 May 1930, Page 11
The second arrival was in1937. He passed away 16/11/1962 suffering from lung TB.
His address was Mr. A. Wong, Eastern co 240 Cuba St, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Son 黄建华 Wong Geen Wah

His step son's name is 周奇峰. (Joe Kee Fung)

WONG Albert - Aged 64 - Auckland - Folio 5062 died 16 November 1962 - suffering from lung TB.
Immigration Case Files has Wong Ham Hee ABKF 6794 W5585/1329 Dated 1938 in Wellington.

The search is concluded:


Plot : PUBLIC BURIAL A Row 1b, Plot 60

Interment Type: Burial

Title: MR

Surname : WONG

Given Names: YIT CHOR (ALBERT)

Age : 64

Gender : Male

Occupation: LABOURER

Date Of Death : 16-Nov-1962

Date Of Cremation : N/A

Date Of Burial : 20-Nov-1962

Funeral Director : C LITTLE & SONS LIMITED

Head Stone Details : N/A (None)

Account paid by Mr Chin, Wah Jang

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