War Talk is Dead

War Talk was destroyed after shattering his off foreleg just above the fet-lock while galloping. . . . → Read More: War Talk is Dead

Yap Yit Poh arrives in Derby

The ship, MV Gorgon, on which Yap Yit Poh was travelling, was a coastal trader belonging to the Blue Funnel Line. It probably stopped off in Indonesia on the way past before arriving in Derby, Western Australia. This was Yap Yit Poh’s first time on Australian soil. I guess this arid place was a universe . . . → Read More: Yap Yit Poh arrives in Derby

Yap Yit Poh Departs Singapore

Yap Yit Poh, departed Singapore for Australia to study Medicine at Sydney University under the Colombo Plan.

The Singapore Free Press, 1951 August 29 ACS BOY FOR AUSTRALIA

Mr Yap Yit Poh, 20-year-old second-son of former miner, the late Yap Swee, who will be leaving by the “Gorgon” for Australia tomorrow to . . . → Read More: Yap Yit Poh Departs Singapore