No 6 Gresson Street after the shoot-out in 1918. Picture: courtesy of Patricia O’Sullivan

Hong Kong crime files: the siege of Gresson Street 100 years ago, and why it was forgotten for so long

Little was remembered of the bloody gunfight in Wan Chai in January 1918 that left five policemen and a young boy dead, until a London-Irish descendant of one of those killed stumbled upon the story

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No 6 Gresson Street after the shoot-out in 1918. Picture: courtesy of Patricia O’Sullivan
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