Ho Siong Tong

Ho Siong Tong





In Loving Memory 
of 
Pte Ho Siong Tong 
Died 12th June 1915
WHILE ON ACTIVE SERVICE
AGE 22 YEARS 
ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS, NCOs
AND MEN OF THE S.V.I. CHINESE 
COMPANY 

Sister : Ho Sok Choo Neo (Mrs Tan Moeng Tho)

Extracted from One Hundred Years’ History of the Chinese In Singapore  By Song Ong Siang 


The Tenth Decade 


Military honours were accorded to Pte Ho Siong Tong (a son of the late Mr Ho Yang Moh) at his funeral on the 14th June. He was one of the Guards at Kallang Reservoir and was missed on the 11th June. His boots and cap were discovered on the edge of the Reservoir, and two days later the body was found floating. He was buried at Wayang Satu Chinese cemetery at the expense of his sister, Mrs Tan Moeng Tho, and his fellow Volunteers raised a tombstone over his grave. 

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