Briton Dennis Morley as a young private in the Second Battalion of the Royal Scots regiment. He came to Hong Kong in 1937. Photo: Courtesy of Denise Wynne Briton Dennis Morley as a young private in the Second Battalion of the Royal Scots regiment. He came to Hong Kong in 1937. Photo: Courtesy of Denise Wynne
Briton Dennis Morley as a young private in the Second Battalion of the Royal Scots regiment. He came to Hong Kong in 1937. Photo: Courtesy of Denise Wynne

Last survivor of World War II prison ship tragedy dies aged 101 – his life before and after the sinking of the Lisbon Maru

  • Briton Dennis Morley was one of hundreds of prisoners of war aboard the Lisbon Maru when it was sunk by a US submarine in 1942 en route to Japan from Hong Kong
  • It was only many years later that Morley was able to talk about the traumatic experience. He died earlier this month after testing positive for Covid-19

Topic |   Hong Kong's second world war history
Briton Dennis Morley as a young private in the Second Battalion of the Royal Scots regiment. He came to Hong Kong in 1937. Photo: Courtesy of Denise Wynne Briton Dennis Morley as a young private in the Second Battalion of the Royal Scots regiment. He came to Hong Kong in 1937. Photo: Courtesy of Denise Wynne
Briton Dennis Morley as a young private in the Second Battalion of the Royal Scots regiment. He came to Hong Kong in 1937. Photo: Courtesy of Denise Wynne
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