Papers relating to the assassination of Sir Henry Gurney, High Commissioner for the Federation of Malaya, by the Malayan Races' Liberation Army on 6 Oct 1951, namely an unsigned official report on the assassination and the subsequent action taken by the police and the military, written in 1951, a plan of the ambush scene, 1951, and two photographs of Gurney's funeral procession, 1951.
HOGAN, Sir Michael (Joseph Patrick) (1908-1986)
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- ReferenceGB 99 KCLMA Hogan
- Dates of Creation1951
- Language of MaterialEnglish
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Born in 1908; educated at Belvedere College, Dublin, Stonyhurst College, and Trinity College, Dublin; admitted solicitor, Ireland, 1930; admitted to Kenya Bar, 1931; called to Irish Bar, 1936; Chief Magistrate, Palestine, 1936; Crown Counsel, 1937; Attorney-General, Aden, 1945; called to English Bar, 1946; King's Counsel (Aden), 1946; Solicitor-General, Palestine, 1947; attached Foreign Office, 1949; Solicitor-General, Malaya, 1950; Attorney-General, Federation of Malaya, 1950-1955; Queen's Counsel (Malaya), 1952; Chief Justice of Hong Kong, 1955-1970, and Brunei, 1964-1970; Member, Courts of Appeal, the Bahamas, Bermuda and Belize, 1970-1975, and Gibraltar, 1970-1984; President, Courts of Appeal, Brunei, 1970-1973, the Bahamas, 1975-1978, Bermuda and Belize, 1975-1979, and Seychelles, 1977-1984 died in 1986
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