On a troopship about to pull away from the docks in 1961, British army conscript Tony Caller (right) has some last words for So Yun-mai, librarian at the army’s Camp Kowloon base. Photo: Chan Kiu On a troopship about to pull away from the docks in 1961, British army conscript Tony Caller (right) has some last words for So Yun-mai, librarian at the army’s Camp Kowloon base. Photo: Chan Kiu
On a troopship about to pull away from the docks in 1961, British army conscript Tony Caller (right) has some last words for So Yun-mai, librarian at the army’s Camp Kowloon base. Photo: Chan Kiu

Picture of heart-warming farewell at Tsim Sha Tsui wharf captures interracial couple’s 1960s love story

Tony Caller and So Yun-mai were snapped by former Post photographer Chan Kiu in an emotional parting in 1961 as the soldier headed back to his native Britain. Almost 60 years on So and Chan are set to reunite to reflect on love, society and a changing Hong Kong

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On a troopship about to pull away from the docks in 1961, British army conscript Tony Caller (right) has some last words for So Yun-mai, librarian at the army’s Camp Kowloon base. Photo: Chan Kiu On a troopship about to pull away from the docks in 1961, British army conscript Tony Caller (right) has some last words for So Yun-mai, librarian at the army’s Camp Kowloon base. Photo: Chan Kiu
On a troopship about to pull away from the docks in 1961, British army conscript Tony Caller (right) has some last words for So Yun-mai, librarian at the army’s Camp Kowloon base. Photo: Chan Kiu
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