Wednesday, August 29, 2012

L. C. T. L. Palaniappa Chettiar, death February 1935, Penang

CHETTIAR'S DEATH. Secretary of Penang Chamber. Mr. L. C. T. L. Palaniappa Chettiar, secretary of Penang Chettiar Chamber of Commerce, died at the General Hospital on Monday after a brief illness of nine days. His remains were taken to Penang Street and thence to Batu Lanchang burial ground where the cremation took place according to Hindu rites. A large number of local Chettiars were present. The Hon. Mr. H. H. Abdoolcader attended the ceremony and others present included Mr. Nadason Pillay, J.P., and Mr. Yahambram Pillay. [The Straits Times, 28 February 1935, Page 12]

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