Mr Sun Wai Chong 莊新華先生


Date 1 January 2016 Interviewed by Chungwan Li
Language Cantonese Audio Edited by Vivien Tang
Venue Hong Kong Summary and Translation by Ka Man Fong

Sun Wai Chong was born in Hong Kong in 1964. He was enlisted in 1985 and had served for eleven years.

After completing the military training as a recruit, Chong was assigned to the Dragon Company. He was responsible for the security of the barrack and also helped with translation work along the China-Hong Kong border. In 1988, Chong participated in a drill that took place in Australia for one and a half month. After serving for three years, Chong was repositioned to the Composite Ordnance Depot at Choi-Hung Estates for two and a half years. He assumed the position of regimental policeman before he was sent to The 29th Squadron, Royal Corps of Transport where he was responsible for transportation of supplies and aids. Before leaving the army he went to perform with the Royal Corps of Transport in the Royal Tournament in 1996, an annual event held in Britain in which other armies within the Commonwealth countries also participated.

After retiring from the army, Chong worked temporarily in the property management sector. Now he is a driver at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority.

(Profile translated by: Gregory Choi/Alfred Sloley)