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Emmanuel Hanquet ...

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Sketched by ?
--- Block-56,
"the Priest's shack" ---
- Most of the Catholic priests left Weihsien for Peking. Eleven of them stayed on to help the Weihsien internees and were lodged in bloc-56.
Seven of those were from SAM, Society of Auxiliary Missionaries.
- Fathers:
de Jaegher
Gilson
Hanquet
Keymolen
Palmers
Unden
Wenders
Four Catholic nuns also stayed on.



Father Emmanuel Hanquet, as he was in Weihsien ...


June 15, 2005
Father Hanquet's 90th Birthday ...

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Some chapters are still in 'French'!


Belgian Red Cross
February 6, 1944



... copy of the MAP, Father Hanquet use after the War when he worked for the U.N.R.R.A.


... our very first meeting with Emmanuel Hanquet in September 2002 ...




in memoriam ...


... first letter home ...
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Father Hanquet was very proud of this "Boy Scout" group ...

Standing: (from left to right)
Eddy Cooke // David ???//Richard Jones//George Wats (Porky)//John de Zutter//Gui Chan//Mickey Marques//Johnny Beaten-Georgiles.
Sitting:
Peter Turner//Alby de Zutter//Father Palmer//Cockburn//Father E. Hanquet//Sotolongo??//???.
Front row:
Jacky Campbell//Michael Turner//???//Eddy Chan//Vova Bonner.

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The family website.
Father Hanquet was quite a celebrity in Belgium.

After his time in China, he returned to Belgium and amongst his numerous activities he was still in the Boy Scout staff.
His totem was "Pélikan Impérial" (in French).
Boy Scout once, Boy Scout forever ... including Weihsien.



Post Mortem texts found on Father Hanquet's computer ...


Illustrations from Father Hanquet's BOOK
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2005 ...
at the S.A.M. headquarters in Brussels.
We were exceptionnally allowed to scan a few documents connected to the Weihsien period from Father Raymond deJaegher's personal possessions.

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