The file consists of a letter by James Barnett about the battle at St. Stephens College Hospital in Stanley, in Hong Kong, during World War II, dated 1941 and an issue of the Montreal Standard that includes a profile the Heroes of Hong Kong, dated 1942. The documents provide information on the siege laid by Japanese troops to St. Stephens College Hospital where the Royal Rifles of Canada were established as well as published photographs of the Royal Rifles. Included among the officers shown in the photographs are: W. B. C. LeBoutillier, J. C. Gavey, E. E. Denison, M. A. Parker, C. A. Young, F. T. Atkinson, W. J. Home, J. H. Price, T. G. MacAulay, D. C. M., H. L. Lamb, W. A. Bishop, C. Baillarge, J. Barnett, K. R. Strang, P. L. MacDougall, W. A. B. Royal, F. G. Power, C. A. Blaver, W. E. Tulk, S. M. Banfill, W. F. Clarke, H. C. Laxson, R. F. Thorn, C. E. Price, F. D. Ross, J. S. McHarg, W. S. Fry, F. H. Royal, Ian Breakey, C. D. Johnston, F. N. Lyster, E. N. Denison, A. R. S. Woodside, R. E. Simons, J. F. Ross and G. M. Williams.