Sunday, September 23, 2012

Soh Hong Chuan, death 23 November 1922, Singapore

The death occurred at his residence, Woodsdale, 622 Upper Serangoon Road, this morning, of Mr Soh Hong Chuan, a retired merchant. He had been ailing for the last few months and died in his eightieth year. Deceased was one of the earliest settlers in Singapore and a pioneer in the rattan and produce business under Chop Chin Hong and Co. [The Straits Times, 23 November 1922, Page 8]

Mr Soh Wee Tee and family and Mr Tan Kok Sin (grandson-in-law) beg to thank their relatives and friends and Wah Eng School who kindly attended the funeral of the late Mr Soh Hong Chuan, and also those who sent wreaths and letters of condolence. [The Straits Times, 4 December 1922, Page 8]

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