To educate all Canadians on the role of Canada's soldiers in the Battle of Hong Kong and on the effects of the internment of the battle’s survivors on both the soldiers and their families. We also assist in the support and welfare of Hong Kong veterans and their widows.Learn more →
Hormidas Fredette, the last Hong Kong Veteran passed away on Nov 29 (more info to follow)
HKVCA Ontario member Bud Mann, son of E30127 James MANN, RRC, on November 25 (Obituary)
Vince Lopata long-time HKVCA member, author and researcher, passed away on October 21, 2023. Obituary
Our most visited service!
Enter the 'C' Force member's last name below and click on Submit.
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Visit our 'C' Force site featuring links to more reports along with background information including POW site maps and statistics.
Read various accounts of the battle.
Check out our book library to get an in-depth analysis of the politics, preparations, battle detail, POW experience, and post-war life.
Things we've completed or are working on
Memorial Wall (see image at the top of this page) - Built in Ottawa in 2009, this is Canada's tribute to the valour of 'C' Force.
Commemorative Plaques - memorializing 'C' Force in public venues across Canada
Indigenous Research and Reconciliation - identifying and recognizing the Indigenous members of 'C' Force
Gravestone Markers - our aim is to place a marker on each and every Hong Kong veteran's gravestone.
Memorial Wall QR Code for visitors - providing on-site aids for visitors to the Memorial Wall. (More to follow!)
- expanding our Hong Kong Veterans Tribute Group on Facebook, encouraging new membership and participation
Providing resources for researchers, educators and the public
record_voice_over Veterans' Personal Accounts - frank, harrowing, illuminating, mixed with the odd dab of humour
import_contacts Suggested Books - some in digital format on this site
Battle History - links to various documents that describe the battle itself, plus events responsible for the 'C' Force deployment
Submissions - by historians, HKVCA members and others
school Teachers' Zone - resources for educators and students
Virtual Events on YouTube - interesting, educational discussions with authors and other experts
Image Gallery - photos and clippings from 1940 to today
Links to external sources, including video, audio and text
Related Links - many external sources collected over the years.
Canadian Veterans Hall of Valour (CVHV) - read about our Hong Kong veterans inducted into the CVHV.
Several of our personal accounts have been translated. Visit this page to see the list.
Visiting Hong Kong? - we provide some help for you in organizing your trip
Tributes and Memorials - Tools and Guidance for those wishing to write their own tribute
Main image provided with the compliments of Richard Lawrence Photography