Sunday, March 19, 2017

Ong Ban Teik and family (Bukit Brown)

Ong Ban Teik /Ong Ban Teck/ Ong Ban Taik was a Cantonese man who passed away at the age of 72 on December 3, 1941 at his residence in 26 Petain Road and is survived by a son, Ong Kuan Seong, daughter, Ong Kam Lin, son-in-law; Khoo Kim Swee, grandsons; Khoo Pek Hean, Khoo Pek Guan, Khoo Pek San.  His tomb is at Block 5 Division D, plot 83. 

Ong Ban Teik 

Wife: Ng Yew Kim
Mrs Ong Ban Taik nee Ng Yew Kim passed away at Tan Tock Seng Hospital at 10:40 am , 25 February 1943 ( 61 years old) leaving behind a widow, 1 son, Ong Kuan Seong, one daughter, one son-in-law, Khoo Kim Swee of 26 Petain Road, 3 grandsons, 1 granddaughter and1 grand daughter-in-law. She is buried in Bukit Brown in Hill 2 Section C, plot P14

Son: Ong Kuan Seong
Ong Kuan Seong was an employee of the Asiatic Petroleum Company and in 1925 there was news of him passing the Intermediate Examinations held by the Corporation of Accountants, Glasgow.

Daughter: Ong Kam Lin
Ong Kam Lin received a wind-fall of $1,666,66 from a prize pool of $5,000 cross word puzzle prize that was shared among 3 people in 1955 !
The Straits Times, 27 November 1955, Page 5

Son-in-law: Khoo Kim Swee 
Khoo Kim Swee is associated with Oriental Cinema and was a avid tennis and billiards player. For Billiards, he played for Aston Athletic Club and won the Junior Championship in 1936 of the Singapore Billiards Association
Khoo Kim Swee (left) 
Malaya Tribune, 20 April 1940, Page 14

Syonan Shimbun, 2 August 1943, Page 2

Domestic Occurrence.(1943, February 26).Syonan Shimbun, page 2
Untitled. (1925, September 16)The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (Weekly), page 6
Advertisements. (1941, December 4).Malaya Tribune, page 10

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