Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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Tal Handaq
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Tal Handaq 40-50s (1947 - 1959)


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260 files, last one added on Nov 06, 2018
Album viewed 23616 times

Tal Handaq 60s (1960 - 1969)


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410 files, last one added on Aug 11, 2018
Album viewed 55216 times

Tal Handaq 70s (1970 - 1978)


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154 files, last one added on Sep 08, 2018
Album viewed 33875 times

Staff (All periods)


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93 files, last one added on Nov 10, 2013
Album viewed 35676 times

Music & Drama


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120 files, last one added on May 29, 2015
Album viewed 9104 times

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.

165 files, last one added on Oct 30, 2018
Album viewed 11368 times

The Archive - Magazines, Documents, Memoirs, History.


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50 files, last one added on Jun 23, 2017
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Other Service Schools and TH in Later Years


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

161 files, last one added on Jun 05, 2018
Album viewed 13719 times

8 albums on 1 page(s)

Malta
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Then & Now


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1034 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2018
Album viewed 107179 times

Royal Visit 1954


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30 files, last one added on Apr 21, 2016
Album viewed 668 times

Naval & Military


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858 files, last one added on Nov 11, 2018
Album viewed 119501 times

Transport


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456 files, last one added on May 22, 2018
Album viewed 47795 times

Before Our Time


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563 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2015
Album viewed 69919 times

 

 

 

5 albums on 1 page(s)

User galleriesThis category contains albums that belong to registered members.
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4,408 files in 28 albums and 3 categories with 2,773 comments viewed 2,312,404 times

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Trooper R Martin d. 191815 viewsWhat does Trooper Martin have to do with Malta's part in World War One? Malta, 'Nurse of the Mediterranean' cared for casualties from the Gallipoli and Salonika campaigns. Martin died like thousands of others - but only after surviving one of the world's first open heart surgeries AND being operated upon by one of the first woman surgeons. He has become famous 100 years later.

Read MORE

...and HERE

...and HERE

We will remember them.
1 commentsadmin11/11/18 at 00:28admin: ...and even more HERE - click on his photo (with s...
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Prefects 1961731 views2 commentsbernardhoctor 11/05/18 at 22:36admin: Some names to jog your memory Patricia - from 1962...
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Prefects 1961731 views2 commentsbernardhoctor 11/05/18 at 21:48PatsyG: Lots of familiar faces here. I've only just ...
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Captans Garage (Captain's?)586 viewsThe sign says Tower Road, but where?1 commentsPrefect09/22/18 at 19:17admin: A secret source refers to it being the corner buil...

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Trooper R Martin d. 191815 viewsWhat does Trooper Martin have to do with Malta's part in World War One? Malta, 'Nurse of the Mediterranean' cared for casualties from the Gallipoli and Salonika campaigns. Martin died like thousands of others - but only after surviving one of the world's first open heart surgeries AND being operated upon by one of the first woman surgeons. He has become famous 100 years later.

Read MORE

...and HERE

...and HERE

We will remember them.
1 commentsadminNov 11, 2018
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Cdr Miles and HRH Princess Elizabeth 194988 viewsInstructor Captain A. H. Miles, C.B.E.

Captain and Mrs. Miles left Malta on llth May 1958 after an association with the school since 1934.

Captain Miles was on the staff from 1934 to 1940 when the RN school was at Verdala. After the war he re-opened the school in two houses at Ta'Xbiex; supervised the move to Tal Handaq in 1946; re-started the primary school at Verdala in 1949, and remained as Headmaster until January 1951, by when the school had reached 1,000 pupils. Mrs. Miles was Secretary of the school from 1946 to 1952.

As Fleet Instructor Officer, Captain Miles was then Chairman of the Committee for Malta Service Children's Schools from 1953.

See HERE
adminNov 06, 2018
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Verdala reunion group Oct 201818 viewsOn the top deck of Fort St Angelo.

L-R Russ (K) Eileen Butler (now Snell), Brian (K), Lisa (K), Liz McMeeking (now Mardel) - (OldBat), Pauline Hargreaves (now Mendez), Shelagh & Richard Butler, self, Grahame Cain, Ambrose (K).

(K = Klingon)
Martin PowellOct 30, 2018
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TH Malta reunion trip Oct 2018 21 viewsNames please !!adminOct 27, 2018

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