Thursday, September 13, 2012

Frederick William Jones, death 23 February 1924, Singapore

LATE MR. F.W. JONES. We regret to announce the death which occurred yesterday of Mr Frederick William Jones, late Chief Inspector at the Jinriksha Station. Deceased was in the service of the Municipality for the last thirty years and was the first inspector to join the department. He was much liked  by his subordinates and at the funeral at Bidadari Cemetery yesterday afternoon, a number of his peons dressed in their uniforms carried the coffin to the grave side. Amongst those who were present at the Cemetery were Mr A. T. Walley, acting Chief Inspector of the Jinriksha Station, Mr. E. S. Goodland, the retired Deputy Registrar of Vehicles Office and staff, Mr and Penson, the chief clerk of the Vehicles Office and staff, Mr and Mrs P.O. Pestana, Mr andMrs Seow Poh Leng, Mr S Littledyke, Chief Warder of the Prisons and Mr P. W. Penson. [Malaya Tribune, 28 February 1924, Page 7]

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