Death of two British subjects, Nanjing, China Marach 24, 1927

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Death of two British subjects, Nanjing, China Marach 24, 1927

Post by jerryasher » 16 Mar 2020 02:31

Can anyone recommend help me find out more information. Apparently they were killed, along with four other foreigners during the incident. Wher and when did they become fatalities, were there wounded or injured? Properties taken over or looted? However despite a guard of 21 men at the consulate, it was occupied and deaths occurred. HMS Wolsey and Emerald are at anchor and in the afternoon are engaged and a shore party is put ashore. Have not found a good general narrative of the incident from the British perspective. (American diplomatic and naval accounts are numerous. Many thanks in advance.

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Re: Death of two British subjects, Nanjing, China Marach 24, 1927

Post by GregSingh » 18 Mar 2020 04:52

Dr. Leonard Satchwell Smith was killed outside a British Consulate.

For a Frenchman and Italian - check my post in France section.
If we become increasingly humble about how little we know, we may be more eager to search.

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Post by jerryasher » 19 Mar 2020 02:33

Thank you both.

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