Thursday, April 06, 2017

Neo Siew Hin (Bukit Brown)

In Block 3 Division C, plot 92 lies a damaged marble tomb of Mr. Neo Siew Hin. He was a retired special grade hospital assistant of the F.M.S (Federated Malaya States) Medical Department, when he passed away the age of 70 on  August 14, 1940. Neo Siew Hin is survived by his wife, 4 sons and 4 daughters. The article mentions that one of his sons, Mr. Neo Hong Kow is attached to the Negeri Sembilan Medical  Department. This name corresponds with the marble stone that indicates the name of Neo Siew Hin's sons : Neo Hong Kow, Neo Hong Guan, Neo Hong Chuan and Neo Hong Huay.



Son: Neo Hong Kow
Neo Hong Kow as mention earlier is attached to the Negeri Sembilan Medical Department. He is also a well known badminton player there. Neo Hong Kow, in an article was engaged to Miss Chuah Hock Eng.

Son: Neo Hong Huay / George Neo Hong Way
In another article that was an engagement notice of George Neo Hong Way (4th son of Mrs. Neo Siew Hin and the late Neo Siew Hin) to Miss Chew Geok Oon, (second daughter of Mr and Mrs Chew Soo Seng of Kuala Lumpur).


References 

The Week in Negri Sembilan. (1937, April 4). The Straits Times, page 18
Neo Siew Hin. (1940, August 18). The Straits Times, page 5
Advertisement. (1941, October 10). Malayan Tribune, page 11

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