Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Koay Boon Cheang, death 1 November 1915, Penang

It is with regret that we (Straits Echo) announce the death at the ripe age of 74 years of Koay Boon Cheang, which took place on the 1st inst. at his residence No. 23 Muntri Street, Penang. The deceased gentleman, who was at one time a Director of The Penang Khean Guan Insurance Co., Ltd., and was a well-known member of the Chinese community, leaves many children and grand children to mourn his loss. The funeral will take place today (Nov 6) when his remains will be removed at 10 a.m. from his residence for interment at Mount Erskine Cemetery. [Malaya Tribune, 8 November 1915, Page 11]

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