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Wong Chu Lin

Pinyin & Chinese characters Huang Zulian 黄祖莲
Variant Spellings & Other Names Wong Tsoo Lian
Wang Tsoo Liang
Woo Tsoo Liang

Other Chinese Names  
Detachment 4
LaFargue No. 120
Date of Birth 1863
Place of Birth Huaiyuan, Anhui Province
Age at Departure for U.S. 13 (Lunar Calendar)
Date of Death 17 September 1894
Place of Death N. Korean coastal waters (Battle of Yalu, 1st Sino-Japanese War)

Place(s) of residence in U.S. (1) Andover, CT
(2) Exeter, NH

American Host Family/ies (1) Mrs. J.H. Marsh;
(2) Jacob Chapman, Exeter, NH1 

School(s), with dates Hopkins Grammar School, New Haven, CT;

Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

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College/University, with dates

Notable activities/ awards in College

Degree/Diploma Obtained, with date  
First Assignment in China Assigned to Tianjin Naval School.  On Training Ship Wei Yun "威远"
Later Positions Second Officer 二副 on the warship Jiyun 济运;

Deputy Commanding Officer 帮办大副 of the cruiser Guangbing 廣丙; died in action during Battle of the Yalu, 1st Sino-Japanese War, 1894.

Employment sector(s) Navy

Final rank, if in gov't service

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Notes and Sources 1.  U.S. Census, June 1880, Table 9.2 (provided by Prof. Edward Rhoads).