‘Good­bye’ to com­rades

China Daily (Canada) - - FRONT PAGE -

Since re­tir­ing from busi­ness and gov­ern­ment, Mac­Donell has pub­lished four books:


And his ties with China have not ended.

In De­cem­ber 2005, Mac­Donell took 150 high school stu­dents from Canada to Hong Kong to celebrate the 60th an­niver­sary of the day that the pris­on­ers were re­leased from Ja­pan’s camps, and to say one last “good­bye” to his Cana­dian com­rades who lost their lives dur­ing the Bat­tle of Hong Kong and are buried in Sai Wan Mil­i­tary Ceme­tery on the is­land.

On June 18, the Chi­nese em­bassy in Canada hosted a cer­e­mony in Ot­tawa mark­ing the 70th an­niver­sary

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