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2017 Events

Lecture Series: An Evening with Tom EdenTom Eden

Part 1 - The Battle of Hong Kong December 8th to 25th 1941

July 12th 7:00 pm

Badly outnumbered and outgunned, C Force, which included over 200 Gaspesians, fought a desperate and deadly battle against the Japanese army on the island of Hong Kong.

A detailed look at the time from the invasion on December 8th to the surrender of the colony by the British Governor on Christmas Day 1941

Admission: Donations Gladly Accepted
Children 12 and under enter FREE
Refreshments will be served.
Telephone/Téléphone: 418 392-5079
E-mail/Courriel: cascapedia_museum@globetrotter.net
Address/Adresse: 275 route 299 Cascapedia-St-Jules QC G0C 1T0

Lecture Series: An Evening with Tom Eden

Part 2 - Hong Kong and Japan - The Prisoner of War Years

August 9th 7:00 pm
Tom Eden

For 44 months, the Canadians were held as prisoners of war by the Japanese army. Forced labour, disease, starvation, physical and psychological abuse and death were par for the course.

An overview of the prison camps of Hong Kong and Japan, and some of the events that took place behind the barbed wire.

Admission: Donations Gladly Accepted
Children 12 and under enter FREE
Refreshments will be served.
Telephone/Téléphone: 418 392-5079
E-mail/Courriel: cascapedia_museum@globetrotter.net
Address/Adresse: 275 route 299 Cascapedia-St-Jules QC G0C 1T0

Lecture Series: An Evening with Tom Eden

Part 3 - Lance Ross – Hong Kong Soldier

August 9th 7:00 pm
Tom Eden

Hopetown’s Lance Ross was one of the most highly respected members of the Royal Rifles of Canada.

In this lecture which includes interview excerpts and quotes for Ross’ diaries, get an inside look into the Hong Kong experience through the eyes of this outstanding battlefield soldier, and prison camp leader.

Admission: Donations Gladly Accepted
Children 12 and under enter FREE
Refreshments will be served.
Telephone/Téléphone: 418 392-5079
E-mail/Courriel: cascapedia_museum@globetrotter.net
Address/Adresse: 275 route 299 Cascapedia-St-Jules QC G0C 1T0

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