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

 
 

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Category Albums Files
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 23656 times

Tal Handaq 60s (1960 - 1969)


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410 files, last one added on Aug 11, 2018
Album viewed 55263 times

Tal Handaq 70s (1970 - 1978)


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154 files, last one added on Sep 08, 2018
Album viewed 33911 times

Staff (All periods)


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93 files, last one added on Nov 10, 2013
Album viewed 35685 times

Music & Drama


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120 files, last one added on May 29, 2015
Album viewed 9119 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 11387 times

The Archive - Magazines, Documents, Memoirs, History.


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50 files, last one added on Jun 23, 2017
Album viewed 7800 times

Other Service Schools and TH in Later Years


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

163 files, last one added on Dec 12, 2018
Album viewed 13726 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 107191 times

Royal Visit 1954


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30 files, last one added on Apr 21, 2016
Album viewed 670 times

Naval & Military


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858 files, last one added on Nov 11, 2018
Album viewed 119518 times

Transport


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456 files, last one added on May 22, 2018
Album viewed 47812 times

Before Our Time


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563 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2015
Album viewed 69925 times

 

 

 

5 albums on 1 page(s)

User galleriesThis category contains albums that belong to registered members.
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4,410 files in 28 albums and 3 categories with 2,776 comments viewed 2,321,948 times

Last comments
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Sheriff who?37 viewsNot a lot of people know this - but Keith Allen, star of stage and screen (at present playing in "Hogarth's Progress" as the older William Hogarth) - and of course Lily Allen's father- went to Verdala in 1960. His autobiog briefly describes his time in Malta (scroll down to chapter 3, page 40) -

HERE

2 commentsadmin11/23/18 at 21:32admin:
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Sheriff who?37 viewsNot a lot of people know this - but Keith Allen, star of stage and screen (at present playing in "Hogarth's Progress" as the older William Hogarth) - and of course Lily Allen's father- went to Verdala in 1960. His autobiog briefly describes his time in Malta (scroll down to chapter 3, page 40) -

HERE

2 commentsadmin11/23/18 at 20:32OldBat: Reminds me of the day when I was on duty in the pl...
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Sports Day at Ta Kali 1960536 viewsPete Shepheard & RADM Hetherington.
Also Mr Cleaver, Capt Mannering, Mr Witherspoon & Mr Edgell.
1 commentsPrefect11/18/18 at 13:42igzignious: I was there.
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Trooper R Martin d. 191841 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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Tony Wise5 viewsContinuing the Verdala theme, this was painted by Tony Wise, Verdala staff member 1962-5. TW is mentioned by KEITH ALLEN in THIS EXTRACTadminDec 12, 2018
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Sheriff who?37 viewsNot a lot of people know this - but Keith Allen, star of stage and screen (at present playing in "Hogarth's Progress" as the older William Hogarth) - and of course Lily Allen's father- went to Verdala in 1960. His autobiog briefly describes his time in Malta (scroll down to chapter 3, page 40) -

HERE

2 commentsadminNov 18, 2018
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Trooper R Martin d. 191841 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 1949475 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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