Mr Chun Mou Lee 李鎮謀先生


Date 16 July 2016 Interviewed by Chungwan Li
Language Cantonese Audio Edited by Vivien Tang
Venue Hong Kong Summary and Translation by Gregory Choi/Xiushan Chen/Laura Ritchie-Roberts

Chun Mou Lee was born in 1962 in Hong Kong. He was enlisted in the army in 1985 and had served for twelves years. He was later awarded the Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

When he first served at the Dragon Company, he held multiple responsibilities; including security, border patrol, intercepting human trafficking and illegal immigrants, etc. He was also a member of the Anti-Smuggling Task Forces, and carried out cross-departmental cooperation with many other law-enforcing governmental departments, including the Royal Navy, the Custom Department, the Marine Department, the Royal Police, and the Royal Air Forces. After serving for four years, he was posted to the Intelligence Corps where he remained until Hong Kong Military Service Corps was fully disbanded in 1997.

After the handover of Hong Kong, the British Army gave Lee an offer to stay but he turned it down. In 2005, Lee moved to the UK when he expanded his family business there. There he rejoined the army in 2005 and served under the Military Provost Guard Services and was posted to garrison at Chesham Barrack and Hounslow Barrack respectively. In 2009, he eventually retired from the British Army.