Stanley Victor BOXER

Born1887 Lewisham, London
Died1949 Melbourne, Australia
FatherCapt. William Edwin BOXER RN (1846 – 1909)
MotherMatilda Grace COBBOLD (1852 – 1946)
OccupationMissionary in China

Biography and Notes

Stanley started his adult life as a missionary in China and later became Registrar of Hong Kong University. At outbreak of WWII (1940) he sent his family to Australia for safety, but he remained and was interned for the rest of the war by the Japanese. Joined them after the war in 1946, only to be run down by a tram.

Life Events

1909Death of father Capt. William Edwin BOXER RN
1923Married Jessie Alice STEVENS in Griffith John College Chapel, Hankow, China
1925Birth of daughter Dorothy Grace BOXER
1927Birth of son Alan Howard BOXER
1935Birth of daughter Margaret Ann BOXER
1946Death of mother Matilda Grace COBBOLD

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