“You could hear the screams coming from Kowloon ... It was one massive scream all night long ... made your hair stand on end.”
-- Bob Clayton,
Source: “Bob Clayton,” Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association, Last
Modified 2004, Last Accessed August 23, 2019,
“Nurses were raped, killed and mutilated … When we were herded out of the room, we passed the bodies of the men who had been taken from us … Ears were cut off, tongues cut out, and eyes gouged from their sockets hanging on their cheeks ... The stench of blood, excrement, urine, and vomit just filled the air. It was a horrible scene.”
-- Bob Clayton at St. Stephen’s College at the time
Source: Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association of Canada,
Canada in Hong Kong:1941-1945 The Forgotten Heroes (2002), 26.
For more information, please inquire Canada in Hong Kong, Last Modified April 8, 2015, Last Accessed August 23, 2019.
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