University of Bristol – Historical Photographs of China reference number: HR01-037. William Hoy is at the top of the pile. William Hoy, from Sunderland, sailed for Hong Kong in June 1909. He was a draughtsman at Taikoo Dockyard and Engineering Company. Hoy returned to the UK in September/October 1914 via Canada, presumably to join up. See also HR01-038, HR01-039 and HR01-045 for the same group of friends on an outing.
William Hoy with other friends of Henry Rue
Black and white photograph
Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library, University of London