Lim Chin Hin

Lim Chin Hin



宣統𡻕次辛亥蒲月吉旦

Quarter Master Sergeant, Singapore Volunteer Infantry, Lim Chin Hin who died on 7 Jun 1911.

Loving Memory of Lim Chin Hin
Late Q M S SVI
Age 51 Years
Died 7th Jun 1911

LIM CHIN HIN, S. V. I. LATE Q. M. S.
The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser, 9 June 1911, Page 5



Late QMS, SVI. In Newspapers, described as buried in 3rd milestone, Bukit Timah Road.  A good rifle shooter, he once shot a tiger in 1904. Chin HIn Street was not named after him as reported by Singapore Street Names: A Study of Toponymics, but after Seah Eu Chin Chop Chin Hin See Straits Times Dec 17, 1870 Naming of Streets.

His mother Mdm Chan Suan Neo tomb is also in Lao Sua.  His wife was Tan Hay Neo, sister of Tan Poey Teng

Page 12 Advertisements Column 5
The Straits Times, 28 September 1911, Page 12


Correspondence.
The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser, 29 January 1904, Page 3

Lim Chin Hin was a sharp shooter who once shot a tiger. He died at the age of 51 in 1911 and was buried in Lao Sua (Greater Bukit Brown). That means that he would be born in 1861. News about Lim Chin Hin shooting a tiger in 1904