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Obtaining Hong Kong death certificates for anyone who died in the 19th. century is difficult, if not impossible.  However, all is not lost if the individual was a British soldier - or was the wife or child of a British soldier.  The answer lies in the Army Chaplain's Registers held by the General Register Office in the UK.  Back in the 1980s I spent weeks extracting Hong Kong related entries from the GRO indexes.  The story of this task, plus a list of Hong Kong British Army Deaths 1860 - 1867 appears on my Hong Kong Family History Blog:

Army Chaplains Returns of Death - Hong Kong

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