Wednesday, 19 January 2011

12. Dr Abdul Wahab Khan bin Mohamed Lal Khan (1898-1956)

Dr Abdul Wahab Khan bin Mohamed Lal Khan (1898-1956).
LMP 1924 Madras Medical College, India.

Date of birth: 1898
Place of birth: British India
Date of death: 1956
Place of demise: Bangkok/Pattani
Place of burial: Perkuboran To'Ayah, Pattani, Southern Siam (Thailand)

Madras is Chennai today.
Pattani Perintah Siam indicates Pattani is a territory of Siam
Pattani, S. Siam indicates the location of Pattani in southern Siam
Perkuboran To'Ayah is an old graveyard in Pattani, dated to 1296 Hijrah
The identity and biography of To'Ayah are unknown at the time of this writing

General practitioner and famous eye doctor
Health Inspector in Perlis. Worked in British Malaya 1928-1936
Treated Raja Perlis and Al-Sultan Kelantan* for eye-related problems
    *Al-Sultan Kelantan = Sultan Ibrahim Petra ibni Almarhum Sultan Muhammad IV (1897-1969)

1926 Set up Universal Clinic and Siam Muslim Mission in Pattani Perintah Siam
1935 He & 2nd wife set up Muslim Maternity Hospital in Pattani Perintah Siam
1938 Married 3rd wife in Kelawei District, Penang, British Malaya