Wednesday, November 18, 2009 | By: Rudi Butt

Did You Know?

William Murison, Chief Detective Inspector in charge of the criminal investigation section of the Hong Kong Police Force, received a silver cigarette case from Crown Prince Hirohito of Japan as a gift in recognition of Murison's invaluable services during the prince's stopover in the Colony in March 1921 en route to Britain for a state visit. No announcement was made with regards to what services Murison rendered to the Japanese royalty. Hirohito later became the 124th Japanese monarch and in whose name the nation waged war in China and the Pacific.


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