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The Hong Kong Garrison was a British and Commonwealth force that protected Hong Kong.

In December 1941 during the Battle of Hong Kong in the Second World War, the Japanese Army attacked Hong Kong and after a brief but violent series of engagements the garrison surrendered.

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Command

Garrison

This is the garrison of Hong Kong that surrendered in December 1941.

Kowloon Brigade

Hong Kong Brigade

Fortress units

  • H.Q. Fortress, Royal Engineers - Lt.Col.R.G.Lamb
  • Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Corps - Col.H.Rose
  • C.O. Royal Artillery - Col.E.H.M.Clifford
    • 8th Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery - Lt.Col.Selby Shaw
    • 12th Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery - Lt.Col.Richard J.L.Penfold
    • 5th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery - Lt.Col.Frederick Denton Field
    • 1st (Hong Kong) Regt. Hong Kong and Singapore Royal Artillery - Lt.Col.John Corbet Yale

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