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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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Tal Handaq 60s (1960 - 1969)


428 files, last one added on Mar 01, 2022
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Tal Handaq 70s (1970 - 1978)


167 files, last one added on Sep 03, 2022
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Staff (All periods)


97 files, last one added on Dec 26, 2021
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Music & Drama


120 files, last one added on May 29, 2015
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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.

167 files, last one added on Jan 03, 2021
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The Archive - Magazines, Documents, Memoirs, History.


68 files, last one added on Apr 02, 2022
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Other Service Schools and TH in Later Years


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

175 files, last one added on Aug 13, 2022
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Then & Now


1087 files, last one added on Oct 02, 2022
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Royal Visit 1954


30 files, last one added on Apr 21, 2016
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Naval & Military


876 files, last one added on Sep 27, 2022
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466 files, last one added on Feb 01, 2022
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Before Our Time


568 files, last one added on Aug 28, 2022
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5 albums on 1 page(s)

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4,566 files in 29 albums and 3 categories with 2,846 comments viewed 2,765,185 times

Last comments
Egmont Close 3186 viewsTaken Sept 1971 along St Ignatius Junction1 commentsderrick calver07/29/22 at 15:02derrick calver: Does anyone remember the Royal Navy guarding Egmon...
Farewell to BFBS Malta, 40 years ago249 viewsFarewell to BFBS Malta, March 1979 - open the LINK HERE and click on the small black panel to listen.2 commentsadmin07/28/22 at 13:47admin: Thank you Derrick - I'll leave it to you to w...
Farewell to BFBS Malta, 40 years ago249 viewsFarewell to BFBS Malta, March 1979 - open the LINK HERE and click on the small black panel to listen.2 commentsadmin07/28/22 at 12:03derrick calver: I remember hearing the final broadcast, however ac...
Meadowbank Hotel179 viewsHotel before 1960s makeover. We and many other families stayed here on arrival in Malta.2 commentsderrick calver07/22/22 at 20:41admin: Derrick use the search button for the Star.

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Meadowbank 1930s 2 viewsderrick calverOct 02, 2022
Royal Visit 195440 viewsPathe News play video clip HERE (click on blue word)

For nine more clips of the Royal visit search youtube for British Pathe Queen in Malta 1954.
adminSep 27, 2022
Malta ‘first in line’ at Queen’s second funeral procession92 viewsProminence given to recipients of the George Cross

Read the feature at Times of Malta

Photo of the royal couple at Villa Guardamangia : Daily Telegraph
adminSep 19, 2022
RIP Ma'am148 viewsPhoto of HM at a 1967 reception in Malta attended by Rosemary's parents Surgeon Commander David Haines, Mrs Diana Haines (lady smiling behind HM).adminSep 09, 2022

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