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Mr Hon Yu Lee 李漢如先生

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Date 18 November 2016 Interviewed by Gregory Choi
Language Cantonese Audio Edited by Vivien Tang
Venue Bayswater, London Summary and Translation by Gregory Choi

Hon Yu Lee was born in Hong Kong in 1963. Before joining the army he worked in a trading company as an officer. He was enlisted in 1988 and had served for five years.

After completing his military training as a recruit in Stonecutter Island Training Depot, he was assigned to Small Arms School Corps (Training Advisory Team) Hong Kong where he learnt skills and techniques in assembling, repairing, and maintaining small arms and light weaponry. He also helped with multiple tasks such as managing shooting grounds and preparing necessary munitions, guns, and targets for other soldiers coming for shooting practices.

Lee retired from the army in 1992 because the British Army faced forthcoming disbandment in 1997. After leaving he started working for Tsing Ma management limited. Currently he works in the haulage industry as a truck driver, making journeys between Hong Kong and mainland China.

(Profile translated by: Gregory Choi/Alfred Sloley)