Chandler, Ralph b. August 3, 1829 d. February 11, 1889 United States Navy Rear Admiral. He served in the Mexican War and Civil War, rising to the rank of Rear Admiral. During the January 1865 combined Army-Navy operations against Fort Fisher, North Carolina, he commanded the steamer gunboat "USS Maumee". He died in Hong Kong on 1889 while in command of the United States Navy's Asiatic Fleet. (Bio by: Chris Nelson) Hong Kong Cemetery, Happy Valley, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Plot: Sec 23
Mody, Sir. Hormusjee Naorojee b. October 12, 1838 d. June 16, 1911 Businessman, Philanthropist. Founder of Hong Kong University. Born in Bombay to a Parsi family, Mody started a newspaper business as a teenager. He moved to Hong Kong between 1858 and 1860, thereafter becoming a successful businessman. He founded the company Chater & Mody with business partner Sir Catchick Paul Chater in 1868, starting in stock broking and then expanding into real estate. The company bought up land in the recently ceded territory of Kowloon, and he and Chater made a fortune...[Read More] (Bio by: Chris Nelson) Parsee Cemetery, Happy Valley, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Wu Cheng-chung, Cardinal. John Baptist b. March 26, 1925 d. September 23, 2002 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Born in the village of Ho Hau, Wu-hua, in the province of Guangdong, China, John Baptist Wu Cheng-chung received his primary education at the village's elementary school prior to entering seminary in Kaying. Furthering his studies at South China's Regional Seminary of Aberdeen, Hong Kong, he was ordained priest on July 6, 1952 at the cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of Hong Kong. Performing pastoral work at the refugee center of Tung Tau Tsuen, Kowloon, with the...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Happy Valley, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Plot: Cathedral Crypt.