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Memories of the Royal Naval School, Malta, 1947 - 1978.

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Tal Handaq 40-50s (1947 - 1959)


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Tal Handaq 60s (1960 - 1969)


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Tal Handaq 70s (1970 - 1978)


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Staff (All periods)


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Music & Drama


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Reunions


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Next one 3rd Sept 2016 at Bath Uni. Email viv@dmeventservices.co.uk for info and to join reunion database or contact members.

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The Archive - Magazines, Documents, Memoirs, History.


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Other Service Schools and TH in Later Years


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Verdala, Tigne, St Andrew's, Luqa, Mtarfa.

167 files, last one added on Aug 06, 2019
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Malta
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Then & Now


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Royal Visit 1954


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Naval & Military


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Transport


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Before Our Time


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Wartime Memories663 viewsIRENE ROBINSON

MARY WHITLEY

RITA SALMON nee GAUCI
+ chapters 2 3 & 4

BILL RICKARD

LINDA TILBURY

PAUL FULLER

MARGARET STAPLES

ANITA HOWARD nee SACKETT (just post-war)
5 commentsPrefect05/10/20 at 23:09Martin Powell: Clare Gibson's book ARMY CHILDHOOD: BRITISH A...
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SGTS MESS CHRISTMAS PARTY. ROYAL SIGNALS387 viewsProbably taken at Sgts mess in Floriana. Anybody you recognise ?!1 commentstedhebden04/28/20 at 12:17Bernard Derrick: I'm in the centre wearing a bow tie!! I think...
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Posing outside the Sliema Cafe1026 views2 commentsronthecoolone04/18/20 at 21:29Military Brat: The Sliema Cafe is now the site of the Mr Todd Hot...
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Battle scar96 views"Sergeant Gordon Tweedale of 185 Squadron [was] shot down and killed in his first sortie in a Spitfire. Tweedale’s Spitfire ... crashed in Lija ... . The scarred wall of a building on the corner of Saviour Street, damaged by the Spitfire in the final moments of its terminal dive, remains a poignant reminder... ."
Text from Air Battle for Malta by Anthony Rogers, published by Greenhill Books, c/o Pen & Sword Books Ltd.
Picture courtesy of Google Street View; screenshot taken November 2019.
1 commentsIvan01/21/20 at 19:37admin: Ivan - got both your messages, replied to both. Ch...

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Pongo Brats22 viewsClare Gibson's book ARMY CHILDHOOD: BRITISH ARMY CHILDREN’S LIVES AND TIMES.

This book by The Army Children Archive’s founder, Clare Gibson, was published by Shire Publications Ltd in 2012.

Read parts online HERE

More on TACA including Malta (but sadly lacks a sorely-needed search facility).
Martin PowellMay 10, 2020
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School Hall early 70s61 viewsWith ballroom shine to the floor done during summer hols.

(But why didn't I take one of the stage?)

Compare with THIS ONE
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91 viewsMy Father and some of his mates from A Company outside the Sliema Café [1967] now the site of the Mr Todd Hotel.Military BratApr 05, 2020
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Pit 1969-7095 viewsPit committee, having a break in Barrakka gardens after prep work for the dance, 1969-70 : Joe Vincenti, Caroline "Porridge" Cary (now Brown), Debby Bradley (now Hill), Adrian Worley RIP

Photo : Dom Wujastyk
Martin PowellApr 01, 2020

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