Lim Soon Leong was a civil servant and worked as a Revenue Officer with H.M. Customs and Excise Department. His residence was listed as No. 2, Lorong Silat off Albert Street,
Lim Soon Leong passed away on 7th November 1940 at the age of 50 and on his tomb the name listed of his 2 sons: Lim Geok Bee, Lim Geok Chin and 1 daughter, Lim Soh Cheng. He is buried in Hill 5 Section C, plot 77. Listed on his tomb is the inscription that says "17th generation".
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