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Lived in Greytown, Wairarapa[1]. was born in Canton in 1899[2]. He arrived in New Zealand, aged 21[2], aboard the Ulimaroa[2]. He paid a Poll Tax of £100[2], and his certificate was issued on 30 November 1920[2]. He died in 1978[3], and is buried in Greytown Cemetery.[3]

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Wairarapa Archive - Wing Hee ‘Tommy’ Yee standing in a fruit shop in Greytown, taken circa 1960s. (2018, March 16). Retrieved 16 March 2018, from https://www.facebook.com/233193230043543/photos/a.389910487705149.103987.233193230043543/2003375403025308/?type=3&theater

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Wairarapa Archive - Studio portrait of Wing Hee ‘Tommy’ Yee of Greytown, taken circa 1960s. (2017, November 3). Retrieved 16 March 2018, from https://www.facebook.com/233193230043543/photos/a.389910487705149.103987.233193230043543/1847652025264314/?type=3&theater


  1. Wairarapa Archive - Wing Hee ‘Tommy’ Yee standing in a fruit shop in Greytown, taken circa 1960s. (2018, March 16). Retrieved 16 March 2018, from https://www.facebook.com/233193230043543/photos/a.389910487705149.103987.233193230043543/2003375403025308/?type=3&theater
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Archives New Zealand. (2018, March 21). Yee, Wing Hee (Born at Canton) - Age 21 - Arrived aboard Ulimaroa - Certificate issued in Wellington 30 November 1920 - Paid £100 (R23676995). Retrieved 20 November 2018, from https://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=23676995
  3. 3.0 3.1 Wing Hee “Tommy” Yee (Unknown-1978) - Find A Grave. (2018). Retrieved 16 March 2018, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/116069072/wing-hee-yee

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